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Job Printing
In all Lines
•ublished Twice a Week
Price,  Five Cents
NO.  42.
City Council Discuss the Subject at Some
Length at Last Night's
Members Will  Await Action  by  the
Hoard of Trade Before Taking
Any Advanced Step
The G. T. P. assessment question
was again opened up for discussion
last evening and more rational views
seemed to prevail, doubtless due to
the fact that Premier McBride's
counsel was still ringing in the ears
of the aldermen present. His wo."-
hsip the mayor was absent. Aid.
Smth was not in his place, and until
near the close Aid. Pattullo was also
an absentee.
The subject was introduced by
Aid. Mclntyre, whose speech was a
model in the line of conciliation. Referring to the letter of Charles M.
Hays, Aid. Mclntyre said he felt like
warning the council now to keep this
open. The G. T. P. was no worse
nor no better than other corporations. Corporations were a part of
the industrial system in these days.
A place without railway corporations
was a place without workmen. The
G. T. P. meant a great deal to Prince
Rupert. The people who have invested in Prince Rupert were the
people whose wishes ought to prevail. He wished to see an amicable
settlement of this matter. He felt
that Mayor Stork was the man to settle this if he was given the proper
Support. If the Canadian Northern
were offering to come in that company would be given not only exemption but a bonus possibly. The G.
T. P. should be treated in a similar
way. Because they had invested millions here was no reason why they
should be taxed unfairly. He felt
there was capital waiting to be Invested here as soon as this was settled. One of the largest mill men in
Winnipeg had written him asking as
the Inducements to be offered ln
the way of establishing a flour mill
here, and asking if the assessment
matter had  been settled.
Aid. Harrow's \ lews
Aid. Barrow recalled that the
Premier said the government did not
interfere with these matters of assessment. He felt that the Premier
was right in stating that they should
negotiate. He felt that some om the
subsidiary companies of the G. T. P.
were gelling off too lightly. It might
be well if the company followed the
practice of the companies of paying
the charges awaiting negotiations.
Aid. Naden agreed with Aid. Mclntyre that, it was wise not to cut
their bridges behind them. This last,
letter of Mr. Hays while not one to
be accepted as it stood came nearer
being something that could be done.
He agreed that it would be well If
the company would send some one
here with authority to negotiate in
the matter. A man had told him that
day that he had a client who wanted
to know if this settlement was affected. If It were he would build on
his property. If it were not he would
sell at a sacrifice. This was assuredly affecting the city.
Government's Attitude
"If the government will stand by
us and not give our rights away
there is a chance to get a reasonable
settlement," said Aid. Naden.
It did not follow, said Aid. Naden,
that, the company would spend all
that was suggested. He Instanced
Vancouver when ten years had passed after exemption was granted before the station was built.
Aid. Hildltch said It became more
patent as time went on that It was
not an oversight on the part of the
G. T. P. that an appeal was not taken
before the court of revision. This
was not a matter of assessment. The
G. T. P. wanted concessions for
making Prince Rupert the terminus.
In Vancouver the company got freedom from taxation on its land until
it was alienated. The C. P. R. had
got rid of that land, taking no
chances on paying taxes at the end of
twenty years. The city required
land here badly. He felt that a man
should be asked to be sent by the G.
T. P. to make a trade. When that
was done and a proposition that was
considered good was arrived at the
council could endorse It and the people should pass it. He felt that the
company should get all that was coming to It.
Wants to Collect All
Aid. Lynch said that he saw In
.ur.  Hays'  proposition  a  destre  for
exemption. He was not vitally struck
with the Importance of an Immediate
settlement of this. Some money
could be put in circulation here were
it possible to utilize some of this
waterfront. He could understand
that if cement, gravel and sand were
able to be landed on the waterfront
advantage could be gained. The same
applied to establishing a sawmill, a
flour mill and other industries. His
idea of handling the proposition
would be along business lines. He
would not consider an exemption. If
the property was too highly assessed
he would like to see it placed at a
right figure. He would have liked
to have had the Premier give a new
court of revision. He did not believe
there would be as dangerous a precedent established that way as would
have been established had the council
gone to Victoria and got powers far
beyond that given under the act. He
would be agreeable to allowing the
matter of taxation for 1910 to remain open until 1911, when the company could meet the court of revision
and base the assessment of 1910 on
that assessment.
He believed  with respect to  any
ands  required     that     the     council
(Continued on Page Eight)
Objection Raised to Too Great Publicity licing Given to Calendar
Aid. Hilditch called attention to a
complaint of some men seeking work
under the system of posting their
names at the city ball that they were
exposed on the wall of the hall. Aid.
Hilditch said he thought the names
might be kept in the city clerk's possession or in the office of the engineer and not made as public as at
Aid. Naden did not think there
was any stigma attaching to the publicity given to these names. It was
just as honorable to work on the
slreets as anywhere else.
The city clerk was favorable to the
engineer keeping the list as the applicants had to go to that department in order to ascertain whether
work was available.
City Council Favor Proposition of Shelter
Being Afforded to Small
Craft Here.
At Next  Mooting a  Resolution  Will
be Introduced to go to Railway Commission
Aid. Naden. ai last evening meeting introducod the subject of the
council assisting in the work of having Cameron Bay kept open for
small craft. He suggested that in
view of tbe information that bad
been forthcoming the council might
pass a resolution to be forwarded to
Judge Mabee of the Railway Commission which might have some effect.
Aid. Hilditch believed it would be
well if the city could keep this bay
open. If these bays were closed up
there would be no landing place for
the small craft plying from the nearby islands to Prince Rupert. If the
city council thought these bays
should be left, open for a mlsqulto
fleet It should take steps to pass a
resolution urging that these be kept
Aid. Mclntyre agreed with this
move. He would support a resolution along this line.
Aid. Naden suggested that. IT the
bay was capable of being dredged,
steps should be taken to havo It
dredged so that It might be used
at all times. Other places got large
votes for dredging. He felt that
the G. T. P. must have Intended to
close this in view of the fact that a
3110 foot right of way was provided
for with seven tracks on it. He did
not pretend to know the plans, however.
Aid. Barrow sala that as far as
Hays Creek was concerned it was not
known yet whether they Intended to
close It or not.
Aid. Hilditch said there seemed to
be very little doubt as to the intention to close up Hays Creek as the
part where it could be dredged was
already filled. The part where a
rock bottom was located was still
Aid. Lynch felt that some shelter
should be left for small craft.
Aid. Naden gave notice that he
would move at the next meeting
along the line suggested.
On Notion of Aid. Hilditch Award is Not Made for Two
Sections of the Work Until the City Engineer
Has a Chance to Consider Them to See
if They Can be Carried Out.
At the council meeting last eve-'
nlng a report was received from the
streets committee relative to awarding contracts for the grading of
Third avenue. The report was in
favor of awarding sections D and G
to M. Gurvitch, and the contract for
section E to D. Horrigan.
The report at once brought Aid.
Hilditch to his feet. He said that he
had not attended the meeting of the
streets committee when these recommendations were made. He would
have opopsed it. M. Gurvitch's tender was $10,410 in section G below
the next lowest estimate, which in a
contract of $34,000 was very marked. Again, in section D he was $6,-
100 below the next lowest. The engineer's estimate in section G was
$9,000 above this and in section D
$13,500 above it. He did not believe
the man could do this work at this
rate. He feared he would not get a
bondsman. It seemed to him like
aiding the man to go broken. He
favored laying these two sections
over. He thought it would be foolish
to let these as it would only result
In delay he feared. He wanted these
referred to the city engineer to see
if he thought the man could carry
these out.
Aid. Lynch did not feel like saying
whether the man could make It go
or not. It would be a bad principle
to get abroad that the lowest bidder
did not always get the work. It would
lead to conclusions that there were
other things to be done besides putting in the lowest tender to get con
, Aid. Barrow thought that these
"vitches" were pretty smart men and
perhaps he could carry it out. He
could not get very far into the city
in the matter as it would soon be
known how he got along. He would
not object to referring these to the
city engineer, however.
Aid. Naden felt a good deal like
Aid. Hilditch. He said there was a
good deal of difference between tenders on rock work. He had had
tenders himself that showed this. He
thought  it   might  stand   over.
Aid. Mclntyre favored referring
this to the engineer, although he
sympathized with Aid. Lynch In his
decision to award the contract to the
lowest tender.
The motion of Aid. Hilditch to
award the contract for section E to
Mr. Horrigan and to withhold the
other two sectional awards until the
engineer had been consulted, carried.
The tenders for the work were as
follows: —
The tenders for the work was as
E. C. Latrace: Rock work, section
D, $2.19 a yard;  section E,  $2.95;
(Special to The Journal)
London, Nov. H.—The execution of
llr. Mauley Crippen, which was tn
have taken place today, bus been
postponed indefinitely on tbe order
of the authorities, n i- presumed
that in the end bis sentence may be
commuttcd to life Imprisonment.
section G, $2.45; earth for each section, $1 a yard; grubbing, $200 per
acre; close cutting $100 an acre;
building retaining wall, $2 a yard;
taking up 10-foot plank road, $1 a
foot; relaying planking, 75 cents a
M. Boscovitch and L. Vukovie:
Rock work, section G, $2.50 a yard;
earth excavation, $1 a yard; grubbing, $300 an acre; close cutting,
$150 an acre; building retaining wall
$10 a yard; taking up 16-foot planking, $1.50 per foot; relaying planking $1.50 a foot; taking up 24-foot
plank roadway, $2 a lineal foot; relaying planking, $2 a foot.
S. H. Watson & Co.: Rock work,
section D, $3; earth, $1; grubbing,
$400 an acre; close cutting, $175 an
acre;, retaining wall, $5 per yard;
taking up 16-foot plankway, $1 per
foot; relaying, $1.50 a foot; taking
up 14 foot plankway, $1.50 a foot;
relaying, $2 a foot.
D. Horrigan: Rock, section E,
$2.48; 'earth, 99 cents; grubbing,
$200 an acre; close cutting, $75;
building retaining wall, $6.70 per
cubic yard; lifting 16 foot plankway,
$2 a foot; relaying it, $1.10; lifting
24-foot plank road, $2.50 per foot;
relaying, $1.50.
E. Rosang & E. Alson: Rock, section G, $2.60 a yard; earth, 90 cents;
grubbing, $100 an acre; close cutting
$75 an acre; building retaining wall,
$23,534.20 for whole distance; lifting 16 foot plank roadway, 70 cents
a foot; relaying it, 50 cents a foot.
M. Cjirvitch: Rock, section D,
$1.75 a yard; earth, 75 cents; grubbing, $50 an acre; close cutting, $25
an acre; lifting 16-foot plank road,
35c a  foot;  relaying,  55  cents.
S. P. McMordie & Co.: Rock, section D, $2.40 a yard; earth, $1;
rock section E, $3.25; earth $1.10;
rpek, section G, $2.50; earth, $1;
grubbing $300 per acre; close cutting $150; building retaining wall,
$10 a yard; lifting 10-foot plank
road,' 75c a foot; relaying same, 75c;
lifting 24 foot plank road, $1.25; relaying  it,   $1.25.
J. A. Johnson and others: Rock,
section E, $3.50 a yard; earth, $1;
rock, section G, $2.25 a yard; earth,
$1; grubbing, $300 an acre; close
cutting, $300 an acre; lifting 16-foot
planking, 48 cents a foot; relaying
same, SO cents a foot.
City engineer's estimate: Rock,
section D, $2.60 a yard; rock, section
E, $3 a yard; rock, section G, $2.75
a yard; earth for all sections, $1.20;
Grubbing, $400 an acre; close cutting, $125 an acre; building retaining wall, $4 a cubic yard; lifting 16
foot plank way, 8 0 cents a foot, relaying same, 50 cents; lifting 24 foot
planking, $1.20; relaying same, 75
Indians Have Entered Upon Work of
Carrying Trade up the Skeena
(Special Correspondent)
Port Essington, Nov. 7.—Owing to
the fact that, the river boats have
ceased to run up river, the native
sons are capturing a great deal of the
passenger and freight traffic from
the upper Skeena, and they certainly make good. The charge from Kitselas to Port Essington is $15 per
head and two and a half cents a
pound for freight. The service is
making Port Essington feel the
Local Nan Killed by Discharge of Gun
While Returning to the
(Special to The Journal
Black Diamond, Wn.; Nov. 8.
—Fifteen miners are entombed by an explosion in the
LaWBOn mine. All hopes of
rescue have been abandoned.
Miss Lillian Bagnall, sister of Mrs.
J. McGrath of this city, arrived last
evening from Manchester, Eng., and
will   reside   here   permanently.
t    *    *
Prank Rowntree, one of the earliest prospectors of this country, and
who has been in the north for over
thirty years, is in the city to reside.
Charles Gyr, While mi His Way Ruck
l-'cnin  Hunting  Expedition,
Met His Death
Chas. Gyr, a native of Switzerland,
who has been In tbe grocery business
in this city, was accidentally shot and
killed last evening. He had, In company with two other gentlemen of
this city, been on a hunting expedition to Tuck's Inlet for several days,
and was returning last evening when
the accident occurred Sailing towards town last evening with a fair
breeze, the party when about three
miles from the wharf, all of a sudden
was caught in a heavy downfall of
snow together with a terrific gale of
wind, which caused the boat to rock
about. Becoming alarmed lest the
boat should capsize, Charles Gyr
stood up with his hand on the barrel
of a loaded rifle. As soon as he stood
up a little stronger gale arose causing the sailboat to rock about pretty
freely, throwing him from side to
side. The man trying to regain hii
balance was thrown against the side
of the boat, ihe gun going off in liis
hand. The bullet struck Gyr in the
head, tearing his face considerably
and causing loss of consciousness.
The deceased never regained consciousness after the Occident, although a spark of life remained with
him for two hours.
The police were notified as soon
as the boat reached the wharf and
made Investigations. The body was
removed to Hayner Bros., where it,
is being held awaiting further instructions.
The deceased lis a brother in the
north, who was notified immediately
after the accident.
Naval Base at Esquimalt Has Passed Into
the Hands  of
Canadian    Cruiser    Rainbow    Given
Royal   Reception   at   Victoria
Upon Her Arrival There
(Special to The Journal)
Victoria, Nov. 8.—The formal
transfer of the Esquimalt naval base
from the British admiralty to tbe Canadian authorities took place today.
The station in future will be administered by the naval authorities at
Ottawa. This marks the last vestige
of Imperial authority at Esquimalt.
Rainbow Arrives
The Canadian cruiser Rainbow arrived yesterday afternoon. A grand
reception was held aboard her.
Hon. Mr. Templeman, Lieutenant-
Governor Paterson, Premier McBride
and Mayor Morley gave addresses of
welcome on behalf of the Dominion,
the Province and the City of Victoria.
These were responded to by Com
mander Stewart. The officers and
men were all gathred for the occasion.
A representative body of Victorians was present and much enthusiasm was shown. The Dominion
government steamer Kestrel, H.M.S.
Shearwater, and the cable repairing
ship Restorer were decorated for the
* *
(Special to The Journal)
Winnipeg, Nov. S.—Three
children of A. Todd, a farmer
of Buchanan district, Saskatchewan, were smothered
in their home during the absence of the parents.
The woodbox had taken lire
and the house filling with
smoke the children were
smothered before aid could bo
got to them.
Mrs. Cora Arnold, of  Missouri,  is
| visiting friends ln the city.
Earl Grey's Own Rifles will use
the Presbyterian church building as
a temporary drill hall pending the
providing of one by the Dominion
C. R. Black asked leave to put in
a 16 foot, plank roadway in the alley off Sixth street from First avenue
to Second avenue. The matter was
referred, to the streets committee.
Aid. Barrow last evening wanted
to know if the finance committee was
able to report anything relative to
printing the building bylaw. Aid. Mclntyre said the committee took this
up, but decided it was advisable to
leave the matter over until the next
A statue of the Virgin Mary has
been received by Mrs. J. Fred Ritchie
on behalf of the Roman Catholic
church here, from Lady Laurier. The
gift is the result of Sir Wilfrid's visit
to the city during the summer where
he showed deep interest in the
church here.
On Sunday evening Bishop Du Vernet conducted a very Impressive memorial service to the memory of
Harry   Gilroy   who   lost   his   life   In
Lake Shawatlans recently.    Thp un-    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
fortunate young man was a memberl In on Fraser street.    The matter was
of the congregation of the Anglican   referred to the streets committee.
church.    The  Bishop  paid  a  worthy "
compliment  to the   manliness    and      The Btreets committee of the conn-
heroism of the deceased.                     'il  having favored   taking    drastic
 o                             measures with  respect to the Dune-
Tlie Liberal Association tins recom- din block, the matter was disposed ol
mended the appointment of J. Lome a' l;lsl night's council meeting it
McLaren as returning officer for the ui's recommended by the streeU
vote on the Scott Act in this city, committee thai the owners be given
The vote according to the Informs- j ten days In which to rectify the
tion received by the Liberal Assocla-1 building and make it safe, or falling
Aid. Mobley is acting mayor during the absence of Mayor Stork.
The streets committee of the city
| council  recommended  that   the  petition of McLaughlin &  Mel 1  with
reaped to the sign asked to be allow,
ed over their place should be refused.
On   motion   of Aid.   N'aden   and   Aid.
Lynch,  the  report   was  adopted.
M. 0 Crea, or Winnipeg, nnd the
Royal Financial Corporation of Vancouver, have written to the city clerk
relative to the proposed Issue of debentures by the city, in view of
the new aspect of affairs, the latter!
will be acknowledged and filed.
Queen Mary chapter of the Daughters of the Empire at a meeting held
on Saturday afternoon decided lo
take as the motto of the local chap-
tin- "Loyalty nnd Truth." Miss lie
liarres was elected first vice regent,
and Mrs. Naden second vice regent.
A petition was received at. the
council meeting last evening asking
that a sewer be put In on Borden
street as a work of local Improvement if il was not decided to do the
work out of general revenue. It was
pointed out that it could be easily
connected with the sewer now going
tion, Will take place before the end
of the year, probably early in December,
Rev. W. M.McLeod, of the First
Bptist church, is to preach a series
of special Sunday evening sermons
luring the month of November. Last
Sunday evening he preached upon
the subject of "Jesus and the Drama"
which was very Interesting and
profitable to those who attended.
Next Sunday evening Mr. McLeod
will preach on the subject of ".lesiis,
the Great Prophet; Are Ills Prophecies Being Fulfilled Today?" which
should also prove very interesting
and educational.
that five days notice that the city
would do the work would be served.
The necessary steps were taken on
the report of the committee.
ln reply to Aid. Lynch relative to
there being anv money available for
sewer work out of the grant made by
the government, Aid. Mclntyre at
tlu- council meeting last night said
there would be about $4,000 over
from the $25,000 voted by the government. After consultation between
Mr. Pillsbury and the city engineer
it was deemed wise to spend this on
the alley in the congested part between Second avenue and Third avenue.
Tuesday, November 8, 1910
J     Sailers in  Mikado's Navy  Very  Closely  Follow  British  in  Every-   |
* thing I
* *
A British flag captain who had
been with the Japanese fleet during
the war told me I should find little
difference between life in the two
navies after the first impressions had
worn off, says J. Malcolm Fraser, in
the London Standard, it had tickled
him immensely to find sentries in the
same drills and evolutions; the same
English technical terms; the same
hearty manners and love to chaff, ln
all of which my sensations measured
his. But when it came to winning
pots and talk of training Japanese
rowing crews for racing, I confess
a moment's confusion at something
so essentially British. A Samurai
foxhunt in pink coats or boxing
match would have surprised me less.
We were awaiting the tides off
Deal, shouldering an oily, down-
Chtannel swell. The shiw had been
stripped naked for action and a
dozen evolutions completed with the
utmost smartness. But for her sturdy brown sailors, there was little to
distinguish her from a British man-
o'war. Now Bhe was reclothed and
lay idly tugging at the mammoth
cables that ran froia hawsepipes to
sea bottom. Under the boatdeck
eight, hundred odd men clustered
around a score of figures, nude save
for a twist of cotton about their
loins. A rough circle had been formed with several mattresses surrounded by a low roping of hammocks. Padded stanchions and ventilators formed grand stands,! at the
foot of which naked wrestlers squatted on their haunches, oblivious of
the biting wind. A couple sprang
lightly into the ring, iithe as panthers.
Champion Wrestlers
The blood-red rays of a dying sun
shone bronze on their sleek skins
as they crouched in front of each
other with fists doubled on the
ground. They looked twice their
usual size in uniform, so beautifully
were their proportions. Ropes of
muscles rippled from broad shoulders to lean flank, swelling into
gnarled masse again on thigh and
calf. They bowed gravely in courteous conclusion to the ceremonial
salute. Then In a flash they leapt
to clinch with shouts of mock rage.
Following a perfect whirlwind of
legs, as they spun round the ring,
with hands twisted in opponent's loin
cloths. How they ever found their
feet or kept in the ring during this
mad riot is a mystery of the East.
They looked like the Isle of Man's
crest, which, however, many feet may
flicker in the air, has always one
at least upon the ground. For the
rules of the game have it that to
win you must put your man outside
the circle or force some part of him
other than his feet, to the floor.
Their muscles knotted, relaxed, then
knotted again, until, with a great
heave, one of them fell crashing
against a padded stanchion and another sprang to take his place; and
so the game went forward, until all
had fought to a standstill, leaving
the ship's champion victor—a steel-
spring of a man, whose loins were
girded in vivid blue silk.
That I was told was the first part
of a crew's training—a mere preliminary canter, so to speak. Inttt
the ring now steped a couple dressed
in "shorts" and double-breasted
jackets of canvas, bound about their
middles. Gravely holding each other's
lapels, they placed in step, for all
the world like stately dancers ln a
minuet, and wonderful was their balance, for the heaving decks discomposed them not at a!'. uddenly one
dropped upon his back nnd the other,
iiru'd by a fool In the pit. of his
stomach, completed a parabolic curve
un to the deck, a dozen yards away,
seeming well pleased with his journey. And by ibis sign I knew It to
h • jiu-ti/su.
Two-Handed Swordsmen
A little light exercise with two-
handed swords ensued, between men
dressed In caricature of the old Samurai. Then came the real work of
training the crew. Three bags of hay
and sand, weighing 150, 180 and 220
pounds were produced, and in relays
of three the sailors took one each unto himself and proceeded to urge it
up his body, round his back, onto his
shoulders and thence at arms' length
nb'ive his head. Down It dropped
with a thud on the deck nnd seldom
have I seen such enthusiasm aroused as Mi'- men repeated the operation
until the sinews cracked and sweat
cascaded over straining eyes. I wondered what, our university crews
would think of such trainlnfl; but
that results are good, the bunches of
How Britain Derives Revenue From Estates of Royal House to
Meet Civil Lists.
line,   flexible  muscle  and   the   challenge cup below bore witness.
Here indeed was a glimpse of the
Orient. Later I stumbled across a
few more bits of the east, but for the
rest the whole thing was absurdly
British—which is as it snould be for
our First Lord of the Admiralty, Sir
Arthur Wilson, was their first instructor, and laid the foundations on
which Admiral Dougias raised so formidable a pile.
The men eat with small galvanized iron chop-sticks from their bowls
of tish and rice or beef. In the early
days they fel chiefly on fish and rice,
until it was discovered that the latter
caused the acourage of Beri-beri,
which decimated the messes. Now
they have fresh meat and vegetables
where possible; yhile for the rest
their food is much the same as Is
our blue jackets', only It is Juggled
and brought to heel with two absurd
little metal sticks. In a weak moment I tried to feed myself with
these and might have been at It to
this day (starving in the midst of
plenty) had I not hauled down my
flag and surrendered at discretion.
Sake—a Bplrit made from rice—
takes the place of rum. Served warm
in tiny china bowls, It Is delightful,
tasting like sherry. In mental aberration I once allowed mine to grow
cold and wished I could -be seasick
To them who know It not, it Is cunning and heady; but a British flag-
captain told me he once, wishing to
try its strength in Japan, had drunk
67 bowls (about 33 sherry glasses)
and had not found a headache among
the lot.
Entering the Navy
As in our navy, though to a much
smaller extent, money may be taken
in lieu of certain foods. But the canteen plays a lesser part with them,
and their purchases generally comprise tooth-powder done up like
sachet bags, or formidable rolls of
Japanese notepaper and brushes
with which to paint their quaint lettering; or tiny pipes holding a plug
of native tobacco the size of a pill.
They have not over-much money to
spend for, although their clothes are
found by the government, an ordinary seaman only gets £12, and warrant officers not more than £60 a
year. Volunteers enter the navy at
the age of 17 and conscripts at 20,
the former serving seven and the latter four years, after which they may
renew for another four years, when
they become entitled to a small pension. And here again you have a
contrast between the two navies. In
the British the youth of its officers
strikes you; in the Japanese the
youth of the men. Unlike our middles who enter under 13y2 years
of age, the Japanese officer only
starts between 16 and 21, when he
enters a naval college for four years,
has six months in a training ship,
goes into a squadron as midshipman
and finally becomes a sublieutenant
of the second-class five years after
beginning his career.
On deck there is little to remark.
The sailors trot noiselessly about in
black Japanese socks, with thick
felt soles, and the ,big toe in a compartment to itself. They salute Im.o
quarter-deck and their officers impartially with finger to forelock and
queer little jerky bows. To them
foretop and maintop have the same
meaning, when applied to messes, as
to us; while the ship's routine is
mapped out by the "head housemaid" (commander) and called over
to the men twice a day. A sub lieutenant called the deck mate acts as
' iinder-houseniaid," supervises on
behalf of the commander and plays
the buffer between him and the crew
Every few hours there is a 'stand
easy," when a mat and a vast ash
tray on the quarter deck proclaim
fifteen minutes' smoke. Tbat and a
couple of Sampan surf boats, with
their huge sweeps and blunt noses,
sulf hidden from view are signs of
East and West, commingling.
Below there are few anomalies;
the purser's clerks cheek figures in
a curious low chant, or add up on a
board rowed with wooden marbles;
labels are tied on packages with
string made of paper, bamboo stretchers take the place of ordinary
canvas ones, engine room indicators
and telegraphs are smothered in
cabalistic signs—black, ahead and
red astern, titles of the occupants
of various cabins are of course marked ii]i in a.Ipunese—but for the rest
it Is as British as the British.
Amount  Voted  the  King  Therefore
Does Not Represent Drain
Upon the People
A deep feeling of tli i universal
brotherhood of man—what is it but
a true sense of our close filal union
with God?
"The select committee of the house
of commons appointed to advise the
government on the civil lists for the
new sovereign have decided," says
the "Queen" "to propose no alteration in the amount voted by parliament to the king and queen. They
are satisfied that the provision made
in 1901 was adequate for the proper
maintenance of the dignity of the
"As parliament will in al probability accept the committee's proposals, we may take it then, that
King George's civil list will be £470,-
000 a year, the same as was paid to
King Edward. Queen Alexandra will
now receive the annuity of £70,000
voted to her in 1901, and including
the provision for all other members
of the royal family the state will pay
altogether £616,000 a year for the
privilege of being governed by
"Moderate as Is this amount compared with the benefits of the system, It Is reduced practically to the
trifling sum of £71,000 by the king
surrendering to the nation some
£563,000 front certain revenues that
are the property of the royal house.
The chief of these are the crown estates, which now bring ln about
£520,000 a year and which are constantly increasing ln value.
"Thus, as a mater of fact, the king
with the whole of the royal family,
including the wife of our late king,
cost the country exactly the same
amount as the president of the
French republic costs France. The
bargain thus struck between the king
and the state is a very advantageous
one for the latter, and even putting
aside the £503,000 the nation receives from the royal property, the
total sum paid to our royal house
compares very favorably with the
sums paid by most foreign nations
to their rulers.
"Thus poverty stricken Italy pays
her king £614,000 a year, the Austrian emperor receives £780,000, the
German emperor £900,000, and the
late sultan of Turkey received from
£1,000,000 to £2,000,000 of public
money. The select committee, therefore, have acted both moderately
and wisely in keeping the figures the
same as before and the nation should
be grateful that It gets so much from
its rulers at so little cost.
"For the rest It is proposed that
the king's sons are to receive £10,000
a year on attainment of majority,
and £15,000 extra on marriage, while
his daughters are to have £6,000 a
year at majority or marriage, whichever hapens first. The eldest son,
however gets no direct payment from
the state, for the revenue the Prince
of Wales receives from his duchy of
Cornwall is considered sufficient provision for his royal highness, the only
stipulation being that when the
prince marries it is proposed to assign the Princess of Wales £10,000
a year or an annuity of £30,000
should she survive him. It will thus
be seen how very economically the
British monarchy is maintained contrasted with other monarchies, and
even compared with most republican
forms of government.
"The discussion of the subject of
the royal income and revenues raised
many interesting questions, historical as well as financial. The duchy
of Cornwall, the estates of which lie
not only in Cornwall but tn Devonshire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Surrey
and even London, may bo taken as an
instance, for It Is not only the oldest duchy in England, bul was Itself
the first constituted In the kingdom.
Tho title 'duke' was Introduced In
1337, when King Edward III erected the lordships, castles and lands
constituting the earldom of Cornwall
into a duchy. This he conferred upon his eldest son, Prince Edward of
Woodstock, afterwards known as the
Black Prince—from the color of his
armor, of course, and not his deeds,
which were honorable and glorious.
"One of the minor rights of the
duchy of Cornwall, in common with
that of Lancaster, It of claim on vessels wrecked on the shores of Britain
not otherwise legally claimed. The
duchy of Lancaster, which belongs to
the reigning sovereign by private
right, and as an appurtenance from
the crown, again has a curious and,
we believe, unique right—that of appointing its own chancellor, In whose
name a chancery court, is held.
Financially, it Is of Interest to note
that the duchy of Cornwall under the
management of the late prince consort so Improved that the rent roll
rose from £11,000 a year to £50,000
during King Edward's life. When
King eorge became Prince of Wales
the revenue rose to about £72,000
and last year it brought in £87,000.
"The duchy of Lancaster has estates in no fewer than thirteen counties and woods. Originally they belonged to Saxon nobles, who, by rebelling against William the Conqueror, had their lands confiscated
to the crown. These estates have also
grown in value and are steadily increasing. Thus, while in 1865 the
revenue was only £26,000, It at the
time of Queen Victoria's death had
risen to £50,000 a year.
"The report of the select committee also touches on another point
and one of more present interest, viz,
the cost of external alterations and
repairs of the royal palaces in the
personal occupation of the sovereign,
including Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace, Frogmore and Marlbor-
ougs House. For this purpose it
recommends a fixed sum of £27,000
be henceforth granted yearly to the
king. It also recommends that a
special grant of £55,000 be provided
ln the current year's expenditures in
order to place the palaces ln condition fit for the occupation of their
majesties and Queen Alexandra
"This sum, though apparently
somewhat large, has, of course, no
reference to the suggested structural
alteration of Buckingham Palace, the
front of which is generally agreed
to be dingy, commonplace and utterly
unworthy of its position, purposes
and associations. The king's life is
too Important, too Indispensable to
the continued welfare of the country
for It to grudge any sum required to
put the chief royal residence in order
and if necessary or desirable to rebuild it In accord with the high objects it is meant to attain."
Coast Men Have Money in Property
at Cook's Inlet
The latest reports from Valdez,
Alaska, state that much interest has
been excited by recent discoveries of
free gold quartz. One company, the
Cliff, is running three camps and is
getting from $1,000 to $1,500 a day.
The company has a lease of the
mine for six years, and a 25 per cent
"lay." They began work in April
last and have already paid in divi-
Prince Rupert
Houses, Stores, Offices to Rent.
Real Estate       Exchange Block    Notary Public
dends a sum sufficient to return to
the shareholders all the capital they
put in, and to defray the cost of the
installation of a ten-stamp mill. The
seam, which is very narrow, scarcely
fourteen Inches In width, Is rich and
the shareholders are confident that
they wil realize fortunes from their
The success of the Cliff mine has
encouraged the examination of the
neighboring district and new finds of
rich quartz are daily reported. At
Seattle a boom in Alaska gold mines
that will exceed in volume and intensity the famous Klondike rush Is
predicted, and business houses are
preparing to meet the anticipated demand for supplies.
At Knlk, head of Cook's Inlet, Is
situated the Gold Bullion mine. This
company has a narrow ledge and are
taking out over one thousand a day
with a two stamp mill. Three miles
west of this mine are situated the
Matanuska company's mines, four in
number. This company has two ledges, one fourteen feet and the other
twelve  inches  in  thickness.     Speci
mens from these veins have been assayed In Vancouver by Mr. O'SulIi-
van and as high as $5,265 to the ton
obtained. Specimens from the same
mine, assayed by Mr. James Stephens of Vancouver, gave a return of
from $1,500 to $7,026 to the ton.
The company Is preparing to open
their mines, and early ln the spring
will instal a five stamp mill. A number of Vancouver investors are Interested In the Matanuska mines, and
express confidence In their richness.
Fifteen American consulates In
France report $133,000,000 worth of
shipments to the United States in
1909, against $91,000,000 worth 111
•1908.   Paris leads with $66,000,000.
Miss Homeleigh—Perhaps you
won't believe It, but a strange man
tried to kiss me once.
Miss Cutting—Really! Well, he'd
have been a strange man If he tried
to kiss you twice.
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Tuesday, November 8, 1910
I do not wish to pose as a know-
it-all ln the game of pugilism, nor is
it my desire to tell other people how
to run their business. At the same
time a little friendly advice to club
owners and referees should not be
out of place, writes James J Corbett.
In the last month I have attended
a number of boxing contests in New
York and Philadelphia and I may say
without exaggeration tbat not in any
one of them did tbe contestants show
to my satisfaction or to that of the
public that they had acquired the
science of the manly art. The contests as I saw them were hugging
and mauling affairs, something on
the order of dog fights. Professional
exponents of boxing are supposed to
know something of the science of the
game. Boxing means to hit, stop, and
get away. The bouts that I attended were more like wrestling matches.
Nowadays we seldom see a scientific boxing match. The youngsters
are game enough aud tough enough,
but that about lets most of them out.
It is too bad that professional boxing cannot be regulated as It Is
among the amateur clubs. Wouldn't
it be great if a governing board was
established in every city where boxing is permitted, and that every
scrapper who desires to enter the
professional ranks would be required
to demonstrate that he possessed a
sufficient knowledge of true science
of boxing before being allowed to
engage in a contest? Some of the
essential points necessary for a boy
to learn before he can call himself
a clever boxer or a scientific one are
feinting, leading, and countering,
blocking and footwork. About all the
modern school teaches, If we are to
judge from the present day exhibitions, is the "art" of rushing and
clinching, and principally the latter.
Battling Nelson is to be a busy
young man in boxing circles, if appearances count for anything. In addition to managing himself, training
himself, and promoting the show that
Jim Griffin in interested in, the ex-
lightweight champion is considering
a proposition to fight twenty rounds
with Owen Moran before Coffroth's
club, and still another proposition to
fight twenty rounds with Owen
Moran before Coffroth's club, and
still another proposition to meet one
Kid Shaughnessy, of doubtful fame,
before the National Athletic club, of
Oklahomo City, in November.
The proposition for Nelson to meet
Moran next month In San Francisco
under the auspices of Promoter Cof-
froth, is not altogether a new
scheme. It came to a head yesterday
when Coffroth visted the Hegewisch
lad and made him a proposition The
Battler replied with a counter-proposition and now Coffroth has wired
Moran to find out if the Englishman
is willing.
Moran all along has been declaring
his desire to secure a match with Nelson upon almost any terms, and it is
very likely that the bout will go
In addition, the Battler has received a tentative offer from Tom Sawyer, manager of the National Athletic club, who wants the Dane to
go against Kid Shaughnessy on Saturday. Now Kid Shaughnessy is an
unknown, but he has a peculiar interest for Nelson. Once upon a time
Nelson met Shaughnessy in what waB
presumed to be nothing more than
an exhibition bout at Dallas, Tex.
Shaughnessy, weighing ten pounds
more than the Dane, waited until the
last round, yes, until the last minute
of the last round, and then sailed In,
figuring that he would be facing an
unsuspecting opponent. Nelson, while
weathering the storm, has never forgotten the Incident. He Is anxious to
have a return match, but, with his
usual conservativeness, has wired
the Oklahoma man to send his proposition more definitely.
Betting on the local fifteen-round
bout has opened with eNlson a 10-to-
7 favorite over La Grave, and even
money offered that La Grave will be
able to last the fifteen rounds. At
this price there is not much betting
on La Grave and It is more than likely that the price will go to 10 to 6, or
even 2 to 1.
A movement is on foot to form a
national organization to control the
game of cricket ln Canada.
This summer a Western Canada
Cricket Association, consisting of
delegates from Manitoba, Alberta
and Saskatchewan, was organized at
Winnipeg. Negotiations with the
eastern Canadian cricket authorities
are now in progress between Mr. Ar-
thus Morrison, the secretary of the
naw western association and the eastern teams. There is little doubt that
noxt year when the Canadian eleven
takes the field against the United
States it will consist of a side selected from the whole strength of the
country, Instead of merely the players of Quebec and Ontario.
The cricketers of the prairie provinces are very anxious that the
cricketers of British Columbia should
come into the fold. It Is generally
recognized that some of the most
brilliant exponents of the game reside In the Pacific province.
Harold Watson, a prominent member of the Montreal Amateur Athletic
club, and one of the best players In
the cricket section of that organization, Is at present in Vancouver, and
would be willing to discuss the subject with local players. It is generally
realized in the east thnt until the
flannelled fraternity of the Dominion are controlled by a central authority representing the players of
the whole country, Canada will never
be able to place a team in the field
that will successfully cope with the
heroes of Australia, South Africa
and last, but not least, the best men
of the old land.
Establishing a new record for
British Columbia, and beating last
year's record by one minute and
eighteen seconds, Cameron L. Smith
of Bowen Island, self-trained and
unattached, won the long distance
road race in Vancouver on Thanksgiving Day, winning the Gold Seal
medal, finishing in one hour, four
minutes and three seconds. All who
were entered started. Three men
failed to finish within the time limit,
A. McDonald, V.A.C.; F. W. Bell, unattached, and C. M. Ransom, unattached. Two previous winners of
the race were defeated by Smith, H.
T. Johnson, V.A.C., who won last
year in 1:05:21 3-5, and W. R
Chandler, V.A.C., an earlier winner
Johnston's time yesterday was 1:08:
12 1-2, bringing him in sixth, while
Chandler finished second in 1:04:49
The other contestants finished as
follows: —
Third, J. H. Hoult, N.W., 1:07:11
Fourth, Charles Brown, Victoria
Fifth, Douglas Sloan, V.A.C., 1:
Sixth, H. T. Johnston, V.A.C., 1:
08:12 1-2.
Seventh, F. R. Griffith, N.W., 1:
Eighth, E. Jarman, unattached
Ninth,   F.   Thompson,   V.A.C.,
Tenth, George Nunn, 6th D.C.O.R.
Eleventh, E. Manders, unattached,
Twelfth, J. Hamilton, North Vancouver, 1:14:57.
Thirteenth, E. Coleman, Victoria
West .A.C.,  1:10:38.
Fourteenth, Albert Dunn, unattached,  1:16:45.
Fifteenth, P. Kay, unattached, 1:
Sixteenth, A. A. Tompkins, 6th D.
C.O.R.,  1:22:38   1-2.
Smith, the winner, was awarded
a bronze clock valued at $65, the
contribution of the Gold Seal Liquor
company, and a solid gold medal
from the British Columbia Amateur
Athletic union, emblematic of the
long distance running championship
of British Columbia. Eleven other
prizes, in the following order, were
presented by various business concerns of this city: Burberry coat,
bronze electric reading lamp, suit
of clothes, easy chair, silver handle
umbrella, silver dressing case, pair
of shoes, Jaeger sweater, hat, pair
of running shoes, and to the laBt
man finishing a silver cup.
Frank Gotch has refused to accept
Zbysko's challenge, backed by a $10,-
000 wager and a Buffalo club's offer
of a $20,000 purse. In a statement
issued to the press he announces his
permanent retirement from the mat.
He has proved himself the greatest
wrestlin gchampion since the days
of Jack Carkeek. Gotch has had
331 matches since he started In the
game In 1898, not counting many
minor affairs, and of this number
lie lost seven, five of them being handicap matches, in which he failed to
throw his man as many times as bargained for.
i Gotch practically became champion In 1906, when he defeated Tom
Jenkins, who was then considered
the best ln the country. He met all
the stars in the country, and defeated
them all. His greatest match was
with George Hackenschmidt the Russian Lion, whom he won from In
Chicago  in   190S.    This match was
arranged by W. W. Wittig, the Milwaukee and Minneapolis theatrical
man, and was the sensation of the
age In wrestling circles. Gotch won
without a fall, as Hackenschmidt
gave up after two hours and eight
minutes of work on the mat without
any sign of a fall. Gotch went to
England afterward and tried to get
another match with Hackenschmidt,
but after much dickering it fell
They were to have met In Australia, but this, too, fell through. Gotch
then defeated Dr. B. F. Roller, and
his last big match was with Zbyszko,
whom the promoters brought from
Europe to defeat the champion,
Gotch beat him so easily that the
giant Pole returned to Europe without bothering about a return match.
Of late George Hackenschmidt had
expressed himself as willing to meet
Gotch again for the title, but the
announcement from the champion
indicates that all chance of Hack
getting a chance again is gone. Frank
has been a good, clean wrestler, and
he has plenty of money to enjoy life
with, besides being a large land owner in Iowa, where he says he will remain and be a champion farmer.
Victoria has been admitted to the
Northwestern baseball league, the
resolution having been put and passed at a meeting of the Northwestern
league held at lite Seattle hotel in
the Sound city, with President Lindsay in the chair. Portland was also
admitted and the other teams that
will play the Northwest circuit next
season are Vancouver, Spokane,
Seattle and Tacoma.
The franchise has been granted
and the necessary deposit and guar
antee fund of $50 required was posted and accepted.
Vic turia will get sixty professional
baseball games at the Royal Athletic
park i.ext season, besides the number of games the etam will play in
the  jther  five cities.
The Royal Vancouver Yacht club
will be represented in the big ocean
race of 1912 from San Diego to Hon
olulu by an ocean going cruiser that
is designed to be the fastest yacht
of her size afloat on the Pacific.
Mr. W. A. Bauer, a well known
Vancouver yachtsman and former
owner of the auxiliary yawl Haidee,
is going in for something larger in
the yachting line. Plans have been
prepared and the contract is to be
awarded in a few days to some local
shipbuilder for the construction of
a 58-foot auxiliary yawl that will
embody many new ideas in yachting
construction. The plans for the new
ocean racer have been prepared by
no less an authority than Ted Geary,
the Seattle boy wizard, creator and
designer of the international cup
racers, Spirit and Spirit II, as well
as a number of other speedy craft.
Aside from the fact that Mr.
Bauer's big yawl will have many up-
to-date features seldom found in any
yacht, the craft will be particularly
interesting to yachtsmen on both
sides of the line here from the fact
that she will be the first boat built to
conform to the much discussed universal rating rule. In size the new
yacht will be 58 feet over all, with
13 feet 2 inches beam and 40 feet
on the load waterline. Her profile
plan shows a particularly smart looking craft with graceful lines and easy
The yawl will be equipped with a
12 horsepower heavy duty engine
that wil Ibe installed well forward
in the engine room located forward
of the forward cabins. Adjacent to
engine room will also be a roomy
galley, separate wash room and
quarters for the crew, a couple of
paid hands being carried all the time.
Forward of this again will be large
lockers for supplies and gear.
Ample stability is assued by the
fact that the new ocean racer will
have 17,000 pounds of lead on her
keel. Her spars and rigging will be
very heavy and substantial, designed
to stand the hardest blow that would
be encountered on any sea. She will
have 1,600 square feet of sail In networking canvas alone, which will
consist of jib, mainsail, and mizzen.
But she will have a generous equipment of kites and railing sails, including spinnaker, balloon Jib, club
and gaff topsails and jib topsail,
which will mean that she will be able
to spread about 2,500 square feet
when it is all set.
The Honduras Monetary Commission recommends adoption of the
gold standard; practically no gold Is
in circulation at present but considerable Is exported.
Letter Heads, Envelopes,
Statements, Business Cards
Visiting Cards, etc., etc.
Prince Rupert Journal
NOTICE is hereby given that application will be made to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of
British Columbia at its next Session
for an Act to incorporate a company
with power to construct, equip,
maintain and operate a line or lines
of railway of standard guage with
any kind of motive power for the
conveyance of passengers and freight,
and with all the powers contained
in the "Model Railway Bill": Commencing from a point at or near
Port Simpson, or Work Channel, in
the Coast District, British Columbia,
by the most feasible, desirable and
practicable route to a point on the
Eastern boundary of the Province of
British Columbia, via the South-west
side of Work Channel to the Skeena
River; thence up the North side of
the Skeena River to a point near
Hazelton; thence to the junction of
the Bulkley River; thence up the
right bank of this River eight (8)
miles to the Suskewa River; thence
up this River by a low divide to the
head of Babine Lake; thence to the
north end of Stuart Lake; thence
north of McLeod Lake to the MIs-
nlchinca River; thence up the Mis-
nlchlnca River by Summet Lake to
Pine River Pass; thence north-west-,
erly to head of Pine River, and down
this River to Moberley Lake; and
thence by the Peace River to the
Eastern boundary of the said Province of British Columbia; and with
power to construct, operate and
maintain all necessary bridges, roads,
ways and ferries; and to build, acquire, own and maintain wharves and
docks In connection therewith; and
to build, acquire, own, equip and
maintain steam and other vessels and
boats, and to operate the same on
any navigable waters; and with
power to build, equip, operate and
maintain telegraph and telephone
lines in connection with the said
Railway and branches, and to transmit messages for commercial purposes, and to charge tolls therefor;
and to generate and to sell electricity
for the supply of light, heat and
power; and with power to expropriate lands for the purposes of the
Company; and to acquire lands,
money bonuses, privileges or other
aids from any Government, municipal corporation or other persons or
bodies; and to levy and collect tolls
from all persons using, and on all
freight passing over any of such
roads, railways, ferries, wharves and
vessels built by the Company; and
with power to connect with and make
traffic or other arrangements with
railway, steamboat, or other companies:
Dated at Victoria, B.C., this 11th
day of August, 1910
A19.       Solicitors for the Applicants.
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mclnnes, of Prince Rupert, occupation
mariner, intend to apply for a
license to prospect for coal and petroleum on the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the south shore of Crow Bay,
tlience north 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, thence south 80 chains,
thence east 80 chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s S.E. corner.
Dated August 18th, 1910.
Coast Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, J. Adolpb
Perry, of Vancouver, B.C., occupation
book-keeper, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted on tbe north bank of the
Skeena River, about a mile west of
Lot 31, thence north 40 chains,
thence east 80 chains to lot 31,
thence south 40 chains to bank of
Skeena River, tbence west about 80
chains following north bank of
Skeena River to point of commencement, and containing about 320
Wm. A. Roney, Agent
Dated July 16th. 1910. Jy22
Coast Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, Mary M.
Roney, of Stillwater, Minnesota, U.
S.A., occupation married woman, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands.
Commencing at a post planted on the
Inorth bank of the Skeena River at
the south-east corner of (jeo. T.
Church's pre-emption, tlience nortli
40 chains, thence east 40 chains,
Ithence south to the bank of the
Skeena River, thence south-west following the Skeena River to the place
of beginning and containing about
120 acres.
MARY M.  ROENY, Locator.
to.  A.  Roney, Agent.
Dated July 8th. 1910. Jy22
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mclnnes, of Prince Rupert, occupation
mariner, intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the soutii shore of Crow Bay,
thence north 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence south 80 chains,
thence west 80 chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s S.W. corner.
Dated August 18th, 1910.
Skeena  Laud  District—District  of
Queen Charlotte  Islands.
TAKE NOTICE  that Mary  Smith,
of    Fort William, Ont.,    occupatiou
married woman, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 7 miles south of
the southeast corner of Lot 227, and
5 y2  miles west from the shore line,
thence   80   chains   west,   thence   80
chains south, thence 80  chains east,
thence  80   chains  north  to  point  of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that William
Hume Grant, of Stewart, B.C., occupation engineer, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post marked W.H.G.'s S.W. Cor., and
planted adjoiniug Alfred .Manson's
corner post, thence 80 chains nortli,
along W. N. Harrison's west line,
thense east 80 chains, thence south.
80 chains, thence west 80 chains, following Alfred Manson's nortli line to
point of commencement, and containing 640 acres, more or less.
Frank R.  Strolm, Agent.
Dated July 2, 1910. Jy22
Skeena  Land  District—District  of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE    NOTICE    that    Frederick
Babe, of Fort William, Ont., occupa'
tion  barrister,   intends  to  apply  for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about five miles south
of the  southeast corner  of Lot  227
and two miles west from shore line,
thence 80  chains east,    thence    80
chains south, thence 80 chains west,
thence  80  chains  nortli   to  point  of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that The Canadian
Fish & Cold Storage Company Ltd.,
of Vancouver, occupation Mercantile
and Manufacturing, intends to apply
for permission to lease the following described land:—Commencing at
a post planted at high water mark
on the westerly side of Prince Rupert Harbor and distant about 110
chains from the north-east corner of
Lot 443, thence west 20 chains,
thence south 20 chains, thence east
5 chains, more or less to high water
mark, thence following along the
high water mark to the point of commencement and containing 20 acres
more or less.
The Canadian Fish and Cold
Storage Company, Limited,
J. H. Pillsbury, Agent.
Dated June 20th, 1910. Jylil
Coast Land District—District of
Skeena—Range  Five.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Chas. F.
Perry, of Vancouver, B.C., occupation
contractor, Intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described Iands:—Commencing at a
post planted on the north bank of the
Skeena river at the southwest corner of Lot 530, thence north 40
chains, thence west about 40 chains
to line of Cassiar Cannery, thence
south to the Skeena River, thence
east about 40 chains following the
shore of the Skeena River to the
place of beginning, and containing
about 160 acres.
CHAS. F. PERRY, Locator.
R. F. Perry, Agent.
Dated Sept. 28, 1910. 018
Skeena Land District—District of
Queeii Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that James Murphy, of Fort William, Ont., occupation coal merchant, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about five miles
soutii from the southeast corner of
Lot 227, and two miles west from
shore line, thence east 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, thence south 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that The Canadian
Fish and Cold Storage Company, ot
Vancouver, B. C, occupation mercantile and manufacturing, intends
to apply for permission to purchase
the following described lands:—■
Commencing at a post planted at the
north-east corner of lot 34, Range 5,
Coast District, thence south 20
chains, thence east 40 chains, thence
north 2 5 chains more or lesB to the
shore line, thence following along
the shore line to the point of commencement and containing 90 acres,
more or less.
The  Canadian   Fish   &   Cold
Storage Company Limited.
J. H. Pillsbury, Agent
Dated July 14, 1910. Jyl9
Skeena  Land  District—District  of
Qugen  Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE   that    Arthur    A
Vickers,  of  Fort  William,  Ont.,  oc-j
cupatlon agent, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about five miles south
from the southeast corner of Lot 227,
and two miles west from shore line,
thence west 80 chains, thenco south
80 chains, thence    east    80 chains,
thence north  80  chains to point of
commencement, containing 040 acres.
Arthur Itobortson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena  Land  District—District  of   [
Queen  Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that John C.  Murray,  of  Fort  William,  Out.,  occupa-1
tion  capitalist,  Intends  to apply  for.
permission to purchase the following j
described   lands:—Commencing  at a
post planted about live miles soutii
from the southeast corner of Lot 227
and two miles west from shore line,
thence west 80 chains,  thence north !
SO  chains,     thence  east  80   chains, j
thence soutii 80 chains to point of i
commencement, containing G40 acres. '
Arthur Robertson, Agent. I
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Coast Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, Ernestine
A. Roney, of Prince Rupert, occupation married woman, intend to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the north
bank of the Skeena River about half
a mile south of Geo. T. Church's preemption, thence west 10 chains,
thence north 40 chains, thence east
o the Skeena River; thence southwest following tbe bank of the
Skeena River to the place of beginning, and containing about 80
W. A. Roney, Agent.
Dated July 7th, 1910. Jy22
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte.
TAKE NOTICE that the Queen
Charlotte Whaling Company Limited,
of Victoria, British Columbia, uccu-
ation manufacturers, Intend to apply
or permission to purchase the fol-
owlng described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about fifteen
chains south of a small creek on the
west side of Rose Harbour, Moresby
Island, thenco west forty chains,
thence north forty chains, thence
east forty chains, thence southerly
following the sinuosities of the foreshore line forty chains, to the point
of commencement.
Queen Charlotte Whaling
Company Limited,
Per Sydney Charles Ruck, Agent
Dated July 14th,  1910.
Rose  Harbour,  Q.C.I.       . A5
Skeena  Land   District-   District   of
Queen   Charlotte   Islands.
TAKE    NOTICE    that    Arthur    A.
Wilson, of Fort William, Ont., occupation  hanker.  Intends  to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described   lands:     Commencing at  a
post     planted   about   7   miles   south
from the southeast corner of Lot 227
and  1 '/4   miles west  from shore line,
thence west  80 chains,  thence north
80  chains,  thence east     80     chains,
thence  soutii  80  chains  to  point  of
commencement, containing 6in acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Concrete construction   Is    coming
into general use on English farms.
The child-soul is an ever-bubbling
fountain  in  the  world  of humanity,
Without religious preparation in
childhood, no true religion and no
union with God is possible for men.
Skeena  Lard  District-—District  of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that  Alexander C.
Moffat, of Fort William, Ont., occupation agent, Intends to apply for permission   to   purchase   the   following
described   lands:—Commencing  at a
post planted about seven miles south
from southeast corner of Lot 227 and
\t\2   miles  west  from     shore     line,
tlience east  80  chains,  thence north
180   chains,   thence   west   80   chains,
Ithence soutii  80  chains  to  point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
I     Oated August 20th, 1910. 830
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, William
David Allen, of Victoria, B.C., agent,
intend to apply for permission to
lease the following described land: —
Commencing at a post planted at the
northwest corner of Lot 542, Range
5 Coast (Skeena), thence east 60
chains to the Inner part of Klnnealou
Inlet, thence south 80 chains to south
oast corner of said lot, thence west
80 chains to westerly limit of said
lot, thence north and at right angles
to the southerly limit of said lot to
the shore l'ne, thence north along the
shore line of said Inlet to place of
beginning: containing about GOO
acres, more or less.
Robert Mason, Agent
Tuesday, November 8, 1910
prince ffiupert journal
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Advertising^rate furnished on application.
Tuesday, November 8, 1910
There seems to be an attempt on
the part or some citizens and a section of the press here to attribute to
the Provincial Government responsibility for the assessment put upon
the ii. T, P, We have previously
pointed out that such could not be
done and the words of Premier McBride when in ihe city clearly bore
out that contention. It has been represented that the assessor was tbe
•official of the Government appointed
on the recommendation of the sitting
member for the district just as any
other government appointment
would be made.
This is altogether incorrect. Mr.
Cuthbert was appointed by the Provincial Government for the purpose
of facilitating the preparation of an
assessment roll. He was appointed
by the Government, but was according to the act of incorporation to be
regarded as in every way having
done his duties for the city council
in the same way as if appointed by
the council.
Moreover Mr. Cuthbert was recommended by the citizens' committee,
and his appointment by the Government was regarded as a means of
saving time in getting the list ready
for immediate use as soon as the
council was elected. It was represented at that time that much was
to be done and the citizens were
anxious to have the way clear so that
a business council could get right to
work on the opening up of the city.
The action of the government should
have affected a great saving in time
in Prince Rupert.
While the sitting member may
possibly have been the medium
through which the wishes of the citizens were made kuown to the government, we have never understood
that he acted in the capacity of
recommending an official by that act.
But over and above the means of
the appointment, it must be borne in
mind that an assessor is not an official in the ordinary sense of the
term. An assessor no matter by
whom appointed must be a free agent
in the making of an assessment. He
cannot be dictated to by those who
appointrl him. Having taken office
he d'rofis, his duty to the best of his
SiMJjfj irrespective of all parties.
Prince Rupert does not want assessors who will be under the dictation of any party In the city and who
will frame up an assessment to suit
any clique.
It would appear as if some members of the council are more actuated
by a desire to enbarrass the Provincial Government in the matter of the
assessment dispute than in an effort
to make a settlement advantageous
to the city. If such be the case these
members are apparently deceiving
thmselves, for the Government, it is
evident, is in no wise responsible for
the situation.
It Is gratifying indeed to know
that the Dominion Government is at
last to make the wireless station here
fulfil the duties il was intended to
do. Hon. William Templeman, who
more than any other member of the
Government Is responsible for tbe
Initiation of the system on the roast,
never Intended il to be a revenue
producer, He intended it lo serve the
public in the same way as other aids
io navigation, Unfortunately, however, there has been a clashing between tlie Interests of two departments, thai of Ihe marine and fisheries and that of public works with
respect to the service here which lias
practically rendered the station useless. The new method lo be employed
will overcome this and residents of
Prince Rupert will be enabled to get
the full benefit from what has now
become a necessary part of the coasting services.
There should be good ground for
the hope that the Domfnon government might establish an experimental farm on the Queen Charlotte
Islands in view of the fact that that
Government seems to have decided
to locate these in different parts of
lie province.    Fort George is tbe lat
est district to be designated as a centre for such a farm.
The Cariboo Observer in a recent
number says: "The Dominion Government will establish an experimental farm in the Fort George district.
An official of the Agricultural Department will arrive here in the
course of a few days and make a
thorough examination of the country
surrounding, after which he will
choose a location for the farm. This
is the gist of the news received from
Ottawa by D. 11. Rattenbury, president of the Liberal Association."
The climate conditions, the character of the soil and other environments make the northern coast area
peculiar and it is necessary to have
experiments conducted to devise the
best means of carrying on farming.
A uniled effort should be made to
Interest the Dominion Government in
this matter as the need of development of a rich agricultural area close
lo Prince Rupert will be felt shortly.
In view of the fact that the Dominion Government wireless service
relative to weather and shipping reports is furnished freely to newspapers and others interested in them
the "enterprise" of the Liberal organ
in this city in making arrangements
to get them when, they are put within reach is most amusing. We must
admonish the multi-management of
the paper to be less reckless in its
avenues of "enterprise." Such extravagance as is outlined is appalling.
lliscoveiy     of     Hookworm     Among
Them is Having Effect
The recent discovery of hookworm
among the Hindus arriving at San
Francisco and the resultant rigid
tests for that disease among newcomers, are having a marked effect
in stemming the tide of Oriental immigration, according to the reports
of the Immigration officers. The
steamer Asia, which brought 111
Hindus to San Francisco, took 126
back to the Orient when she sailed,
most of the returning number having
been deported, It is said, because
they had been found to be vlstims of
Of the 111 arrivals 75 were examined for the disease with the result
that 59 were declared affected. Of
the 20 Hindus brought by the steamer Mongolia, seven were deported as
hookworm victims. Thirty of the
00 brought by the Tenyo Maru were
found to be suffering from the malady and have been sent back. This
makes a record of 87 hookworm
sufferers among 141 examined from
the last three boats, or over 60 per
The department at Washington are
showing great interest in the work at
Angel Island and Surgeon-General
Wyman has sought to aid the investigations of Dr. Glover, discoverer of
the malady among the incoming
Hindus, by transfering Dr. . J. Lanza to the island to assist in the examinations'. Additional equipment
for the station's hospital has been
asked for with a view to extending
the investigtion to other Oriental immigrants.
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The English flat-racing season for
1910 Is nearing its close, for within
the next month the curtain will drop
on a year which has been truly remarkable. In season and out of season there have been those who have
always written to the effect that the
class of the English thoroughbred Is
deteriorating, and, unfortunately,
the sport of kings lias not been free
of it tills year.
The remaining big races to be decided are the Liverpool autumn cup,
Ihe Derby cup and the Manchester
November handicap, The former
race should be won by Bridge of
Earn, The Manchester November
handicap lias probably been one of
tlie most discussed annual events in
racing circles for some years past on
accounl of the fact that it is held
on the last day of the season, and
also that It is extremely difficult to
pick the winner, the horse which has
passed the post first having in many
years been a rank outsider about
which few have known until the
event has been decided. There does
not promise to be much change this
year, althoug'i Admiral Togo's running second in the Cesarewitch entitles him to some respect. He won
the race last year carrying a weight
of seven stone two pounds.
The season has been a glorious
one for the turf. It has demonstrated in no uncertain form that the
Fnglisli thoroughbred may still be
considered   supreme   In   the   racing
world. Our cousins to the south have
again and again tried to impress
Britons with the winderful speedy
stock they have, but when words
have dried and action has taken
place in the shape of a start in a big
English handicap, the American
horse, ninety-nine times out of a
hundred, cut a miserable figure. The
old excuse that the horse was not
acclimatized does not find favor now
Take Sir Martin, for instance. On
this side of the Atlantic Sir Martin
was considered a world-beater. H«
ran in the Derby last year, but fell.
They had another chance to see
what he could do, and it has to be
borne In mind that by this time a
sufficiently long period had elapsed
for him to be thoroughly acclimatized. His next outing was in the Royal
Hunt cup, and what did America's
hope do? He finished fourteenth In
a field of twenty-three. It may be
sard that he was altogether too heavily penalized to be given a reasonable show. Nothing of the sort, for
both Galvani and Land League gave
him weight.
The next event, which was a four-
horsed one, went to the A merican
colt. He started favorite in a miserable field and only managed to win
by a length, and at that two of the
contestants were allowing him five
pounds respectively. In last year's
Cambridgeshire he finished third,
but if he had been the rasehorse he
was cracked up to be he should have
cantered horn in such a field, He was
eight lengths behind the winner.
'Nuff said.
By taking the case of Sir Martin
as an example, It will be observed
that England has nothing to fear at
present regarding the production of
racehorses. Both the Derby and the
St. Leger records were broken this
yar, Lemberg being responsible for
the former and Swynford for the latter. Outside of the classics the other
big races have also produced an ex-
cetpionally brilliant aggregation of
the equine tribe.
The Derby, which Is not only a
race, but also an institution, dates
back to 1780, while the St. Leger
was first run in 1776. To see both
records smashed in the same year is
indeed something sensational. When
people saw Spearmint cantering
home in the Derby of 1906 it was
thought that many years would
elapse before his time would be
cut down. Yet, through all the adverse comment of certain so-called
judges of racing, there apears a colt
from Alex Taylor's stable which
proves itself lo be the best horse that
has ever figured in the world's greatest race.
Early last spring there were
scribes who thought nothing of
Swynford. they even forgot that he
was trained by the Hon. G. Lamb-
ton and that the house of Stanley
was desirous of nailing their colors
on the St. Leger post. Swynford won
the Liverpool autumn cup, and it
was even at that time thought that
he could not beat Lemberg or Neil
Go'iv, But he did, and what is more,
accomplished the feat in brilliant
Instance after instance can be
cited to show that the English thoroughbred shows no signs of deteriorating, but that, on the contrary, It is
becoming a greater animal than ever.
America should follow the example
of Germany and Russia and buy race
horses from England if she ever
hopes to occupy the highest place in
the racing world.
Arctic Brotherhood Will Convene in
Portland  Next Convention
The Arctic Brotherhood convention, which closed in Vancouver Friday night, selected Portland, Oregon,
over Seattle as the place for the next
convention, which was set for the
first Tuesday or next November. A
Vancouver man, George M. Gibbs, of
the Western Iron Works, who Is a
member of the Dawson camp, was
elected Grand Arctic cbier.
The struggle between Portland and
Seattle was memorable, both cities
having lots of friends who were all
lobbying for their choice ever since
the convention last Tuesday. The
special supporter of Portland, A. G.
Shoup, a member of Sitka camp, had
a hard light, but he was ably assisted by F. Heilig, owner of Heilig's
theatre in Portland, who is a member
of Fairbank's camp. All the men
from north and scores of prominent
citizens attended a banquet in Lester
hall, the only available place large
enough to hold them.
The following officers were elected
this afternoon: Grand Past Arctic
Chief, James W. Hill, Fairbanks;
Grand Arctic Chief, George M. Gibbs,
Dawson; Vice-Arctic Chief, James C.
Gaffney, Nome; Arctic Chaplain, Bishop P. T. Rowe, Sitka; Arctic Recorder, J. M, Keller, Skagway; Keeper of Xuggets, F. T. Salsbury, Dawson; Camp Cojk. Frank b   Kr.owles,
The British Columbia Company
DIRECTORS:—Reginald C. Brown, President; J. C. Maclure, Vice-
President; H. E. Marks, Managing Director; Capt. E. Nash, William
McNair, R. A.  Bevan, and F.  C.  Williams, Secretary.      :-:       :-:
This Company acts as Executors,  Administrators, Transferees and
Secretaries to Public Companies.    Commercial, Industrial and other
business propositions underwritten.    Issues  made  on  the
London and New York Stock Exchanges,
Head Office for Canada, 203, 208, 210, 215 Carter-Cotton Building,
The King of Water Paints
The Staneland Co. Ltd
836-840 Fort Street, VICTORIA, B.C.
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Prince Rupert
For Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle
Connecting with all Eastern Points, THURSDAY, 8.30 P.M.
Por Stewart.—Sails after arrival of the Prince Rupert Wednesday.
For Port Simpson, Naas and Stewart.—1 p.m., Monday.
Por Porcher Island, Queen Charlotte City and other Moresby Island
points.—10 p.m. Thursday.
Tickets, reservations and Information    from
a. e. monaster
Freight and Passenger Agent, G. T. P. Wharf. -
The Northern Pacific Railway
Will run a special Pullman Tourist
Sleeping Car, "Eighteen Section,"
electric lighted, from VANCOUVER,
B.C., and SEATTLE, WN„ direct to
PORTLAND, MAINE, connecting
with the White Star S.S. "LAURE.i-
TIC," sailing December 3rd. Connections also made wit.i the White
Star S.S. "CEI/riC," 20,000 tons,
sailing December 3, from New York;
American Line S.S. "NEW YORY,"
sailing December 3 from New York.
Make reservations early and get
lirst choice. Only a small deposit
General Railway & Steamship Agent
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Union Steamship Co'y
of B.C. Ltd.
The new Steel Passenger Steamer
PRINCE RUPERT every Sunday at 9 a.m. for Vancouver,
arriving Monday afternoon.
Por Stewart City on arrival from
Vancouver Friday night.
Northbound, leaves Vancouver
Wednesdays at 9 p.m.
Steerage Fare $5.00
The "Camosun" is the only steamer
on the run having water-tight bulkheads and double bottom, thus ensuring safety of passengers in case of
collission or wreck.
J. H. ROGERS,   Ticket Agent
Office  ln    the    Westenhaver  Block,
Over  Orme's Drug   Store.
Prince Rupert
WM. S. HA1.L, L. D. S. O. D. S.
:-: DENTIST :-:
Crown and Bridge Work a specialty.
All dental operations skillfully
treated. Gas and local anaesthetics
administered for the painless extraction of teeth. Consultation free.
Offices, Helgerson 3k., Prince Rupert
Brokers, Forwarding Agents,
Storage, etc.
J.  to.  POTTER
Re-Inforced Concrete a Specialty
Law-Butler Building - Prince Rupert
The Thompson
Hardware Co.
—Second Avenue—
Nome; Trail Guide, Miki O'Connor
Treadwell; Trail Blazer, Fred Rosen-
bury, Skagway; Ke'.yer of Inner
Tollgate, E. I. Kavanagh, Fairbanks;
Keeper of Outer Tollgate, Homer
Banta, Haines; Trustees, F. Heilig,
Fairbanks; J. S. Cowai. 'Jawsou; A.
G. Shoup, Sitka; James A. Green,
Dawson; A. G. Travis, Dawson.
Childhood Is the most Important
stage of the total development of
man and of humanity.
"Has your husband a strong will?"
"My dear!    His will Is Incontestable."
A wife once complained to a
clergyman of her husband's unsatisfactory conduct, when he said to
"You should heap coals of fire on
his head."
To which she replied:
"Well, I will. But I tried boiling
water once, and that did no good."
Paints. General Hardware,
''     Oils, Stoves and Ranges.
Clarmont Rooms
Sixth Avenue near Pulton Street
Comfortable, Homelike Rooms; Newly Furnished Throughout; Bath
Rooms  with  Hot  and
Cold Water
Rates, $8.00 n Week   and   Upwards
Mrs.   Annie   McGrath,   Proprietoress
The Roland Rooms
Splendid Accommodations
Newly Furnished
Hot baths;  right down town;  good
table board all round
Corner Eighth and Fraser Streets
Clinton Rooms
Newly   remodelled   and   furnished.
Board   and   lodging.   Home cooking
a  specialty.    Mrs.  Anderson,  Prop.
Rooms, 93 Per Week am
. mmmmtm
Tuesday, November 8, 1910
The future commercial centre and distributing point of the Bulkley, Kispiox and
Skeena River Valleys, is now platted and lots offered to the
investor on the most liberal terms.
Rogers' Addition to this new G. T. P. Town of Ellison is located on
high level land only seven blocks from the propsed station and depot
The G.T.P. Railway Company expects to reach this town early next
summer with the rails and property will then advance by leaps and bounds.
There Is no Investment like Real Estate; it is safe, certain and profitable. We have all bad this experience in the past and have bnt recently
experienced the marvellous Increase made on investment here in Prince
Cash $10.00; Balance
Easy Payments
Another opportunity Is now before you.    Do not fail to take advantage of this; get in on the ground floor and reap the benefit of advance.
A limited number of those lots arc now offered at the low price of,
$100.00 TO $125.00
for corner lots
Size of lots are 33 by 120 feet, street  alleys  and  blocks  all   conform
to the Main Townslte of Ellison.
The Christiansen-Brandt Company
Financial Agents
Corner 3rd Ave. and 5th St.
Prince Rupert, B.C.
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To Arrive
Tuesday,    Nov.    8.—Senator    from
Wednesday, Nov. 9.—Prince Rupert
from Vancouver.
Humboldt from Skagway.
Prince Albert from Port Simpson,
Naas and Stewart.
Thursday,  Nov.   10.—Prince  Albert
from Stewart.
Friday,    Nov.    11.—Camosun from
Saturday, Nov.  12.—Princess Royal
from Skagway.
Sunday,   Nov.   13.—Camosun   from
Prince  Albert  from  Porcher  and
Moresby Islands and Queen Charlotte City.
Monday, Nov. 14.-—Princess Beatrice
from Vancouver.
To Depart
Tuesday, Nov. 8.—Senator for Seattle.
Wednesday, Nov. 9.—Prince    Albert
for  Stewart.
Humboldt for Seattle.
Thursday,  Nov.   10.—Prince  Rupert
for Vancouver.
Prince Albert for Porcher and
Moresby Island and Queen Charlotte City.
Friday, Nov. 11.—Camosun for Stewart.
Saturday, Nov.  12.—Princess Royal
for Vancouver.
Sunday, Nov. 13.—Camosun for Vancouver.
Monday, Nov. 14.—Princess Beatrice
for Skagway.
Prince Albert for Port ■ Simpson
Naas and Stewart.
Under the Industrial Disputes In
vestigation act, which covers transportation companies' employees, f
board has been appointed to investigate the demands which deckhands
are making upon the steamship companies.
Five companies are affected, the
Northern Steamship, Canadian Paci
fie, BoBcowltz, Union S.S. and Sechal.
companies. The men demand a regular len-hoiir day and extra pay when
working of cargo necessitating overtime. The companies declined to accede to the men's terms ami the Seamen's union lias taken the matter
up. Most of the deckhands in the
provinces are members of the union,
and as it is affiliated with other
union organiaztions the men are in
a position to take the matter up in
earnest. The minister of labor, after a personal investigation decided
that a grievance existed. Mr. Mc-
Crossan, of McCrossan & Harper, was
appointed as their representative.
Judge Mclnnes was appointed chairman, and as soon as the necessary
documents arrive from Ottawa, the
investigation will be commenced.
cently increased largely, in which the
soy-bean has played.no small part.
The export of the Manchurian soybean to Europe, especially to England, which began two years ago, also brought an increase of its export
from V'adivostok; from December,
1908, to December, 1909, 200,000
tons being exported via the Russian
port. Next year there was a falling
off, owing to a bad crop caused by
unfavorable weather; notwithstanding such temorpary set-backs, the export Is bound to increase, as the soy
bean has won a firm place in Europe
as a source of oil.
In view of the fact that Vladivostok will be In close touch with Prince
Rupert when the Pacific liners are
plying between here and Asia, some
facts relative to its trade may be of
Furs are another important Vladi-
vost ik export. The coniferous forests, oaks and ashes yield valuable
woods, sent abroad in great quantities, mostly to ondon, Liverpool and
Hamburg. The cedar thrives in the
mountains between Northern Manchuria and Vladivostok, but the wood
is sometimes injured by carelessness
in felling and transport of the trunks
The sawmills, too, are primitively
equipped, s& that the lumber reaches Vladivostok in bad condition. With
better equipment and organization,
Vladivostok's timber trade would
soon increase.
Equally neglected are the rich
fishing-grounds along the coast up to
Kamtschatka and in the Amur river.
The latter would afford an excellent
salmon-fishery, but until quite recently rational methods have not
been applied. Only ln the present
year has an English firm settled In
Vladivostok to export frozen salmon
to Europe, and has been negotiating
with the fishermen settled on the
coast and at the Amur mouth.
Mining, hitherto little developed,
produces in the remoter neighborhood of Vladivostok zinc and coal.
A zinc mine has been opened with
good results near the coast on Tieu-
telto Bay In 45 degrees N.L.; in 1909
it shipped 9,000 tons of zinc ore to
Antwerp. The ore produced there
contains as much as 51 per cent of
zinc, some silver and about 5 per
cent of copper.
An inferior coal has been got In
the coast province between Vladivostok and the Amur. Most of it Is
brown coal, which is not fit for steam
uses. Strata have been discovered
pear the mouth of the Amur which
will yield excellent coal; It is an anthracite which burns slowly with little smoke and much heat. It has
ueen tried with good results en
steamers. The promoters have begun to exploit the deposit and hope
to be able to deliver the coal to vs-
sels  at Vladivostok  at  17s  6d.
According to a report In the
Deutsche Orient-Korrespondenz, the
export trade of Vladivostok has re-
The Princess Royal called yester-
dy afternoon on her last trip for the
winter to Skagway and northern
points from the south. After her return to Victoria she will be overhauled and put on a short run between
Ihe cities of the south.
The Senator Is expected in this
evening from Skagway for Seattle.
As no boat will be sailing for Van
couver before Thursday, it is expected that business men who are anxious to get south will take this opportunity and arrive in Seattle Thursday
afternono. Already a large number
of passengers are booked for her.
The Senator, which has been very
popular on other runs, is making her
initial trip to Skagway via Prince
Dr. Hare Tells of Conditions Among
the Residents of Coast
Dr. H. M. Hare, a confrere of Dr.
Grenfel Iin the Labrador Mission to
Deep Sea Fishermen, was recently
the guest of honor at the Canadian
club of Montreal.
The section of the Labrador mission with which Dr. Hare is more
particularly identified is what is
known as the Inner Labrador, which
is along the north shore of the Gulf
of St. Lawrence. Along 300 miles
of shore line here, Dr. Hare has been
working for the past five year, his
headquarters being the central hospital established by the mission at
Harrington harbor.
Dr. Hare's description of his work
among the people in this desolate
country proved highly interesting to
the large audience. The poulation,
he said, was largely French-Canadian
with a good sprinkling of the descendants of immigrants from "good
old Devonshire." Although they
trapped a good deal of fur, they were
to all intents and purposes salt
water fishermen, and it was from
salt water fish that they got their
"People often ask," said Dr. Hare,
"how it is if the life is so full of
hardships and the conditions so desperate, the people don't leave It, and
come to live in God's country. I can
only say It Is the only place the people know as home and that they do
not know of any other conditions.
Besides, they fill an Important place
in the political ecenomy of the country, for they catch every year 200,-
000 quintals of fish, which form an
important source of food supply."
Dr. Hare criticized the game laws
as applied to that part of tbe country, saying the people ought to be allowed to shoot elder thicks and divers in June and July, and ought to
be allowed to take birds' eggs up till
June 5, This would mean to them
an Important source of food supply
when they were greatly in need of
He spoke very hopefully of the
prospects of a revolution in food sup-
lily and transoprtation as a result of
the reindeer brought from Lapland
by Dr. Grenfell. The 270 does and
30 bucks In the original herd, he said
had now multiplied to a herd of
over 800, and last winter all the
wood hauling at the mission headquarters at St. Anthony was done
by them.
In conclusion, he dealt with the
medical aspects of Dr. Lrrenfell's mis
sion, detailing many pitiful cases of
suffering which he had from time to
time been called upon to relieve.
A grave question, he said, was
what was to be done with the Indians. They used to be wards of the
Hudson's Bay company, but the ancl-
IN THE  MATTER of  the estate  of
Charles  Henry    Gilroy,   deceased
TAKE NOTICE that by order of
His Honour Judge Young made in
Chambers the 5th day of November,
1910, it was ordered that Marie Victoria Gilroy, or her solicitor, R. I,
B. Warton, shall be allowed to swear
to the death of the above-named deceased as occurring on the 31st day
of September, 1910, at the expiration
of two weeks from the first pub'ica-
tion of notice of the said Order unless in the meantime proof is furnished that the said Charles Henry
Gilroy was alive subsequently to the
31st day of September, 1910.
Such proof may be given in writing to the Registrar of the County
Court of Atlin holden at Prince Rupert at the Court House, Prince
Rupert, B. C.
in the County Court of Atlin, holden
at Prince Rupert.
In   the  matter  of Francis   Patrick
Murphy, deceased, and in the matter of the "Official Administrator's
Dated 24th day of October, A.D. 1910
UPON reading   the   affidavits   of
John Hugh McMullin, and the certificate of death of the deceased, it is
ordered, that John Hugh McMullin,
Official Administrator for the County
Court    District   of Atlin embracing
Skeena    and   Queen Charlotte Divisions, shall be Administrator of all
and singular the estate and effects of
Francis   Patrick   Murphy,   deceased,
intestate, and that this Order Is published in the Prince Rupert Journal
for two Issues.
J.  McB. YOUNG, J.
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of
the Municipal Corporation of the
City of Prince Rupert' intends to
make the following local improvements:—
A 16-foot plank roadway on
Eighth avenue, from Fulton street
to the intersection of Eighth, Ninth
and Comox avenues, and to assess
the final cost thereof upon the property fronting or abutting thereon, or
to be benefitted thereby, and that a
statement and diagram showing the
lands to be so especially assessed for
the said improvement, or work is
now filed in the office of the City
Clerk and is open for inspection during office hours.
The estimated cost of the' work Is
Dated at Prince Rupert this 4th
day of November, 1910.
Wm. Mahlon Davis, City Clerk.
City Engineer. N4-8
ent. and honorable company was not
disposed to consider them as such
any longer. So far the government
has done nothing for them and they
were now badly clothed, badly fed
and riddled with tuberculosis. He
hoped to prevail on the department
of Indian affairs to do something for
them—they were dying oul so fast
that they would not be a charge on
anybody very limn.
TAKE NOTICE that the Council
of the Municipal Corporation of the
City of Prince Rupert intends to
make the following local Improvement:—
A 4-foot plank walk on Alfred
street, between Hays' Cove avenue
and- Ninth avenue and to assess the
final cost thereof upon the property
fronting or abutting thereon or to be
benefitted thereby and that a statement and diagram showing the lands
to be so especially assessed for the
said improvements or work Is now
filed ln the office or the City Clerk
and is open for inspection during
office hours.
The estimated cost of ths work is
Dated at Prince Rupert this 8th
day   of  November,   1910.
torn. Mahlon Davis, City Clerk.
City Engineer. NTS-11
Tomato Salad, Take large, perfect tomatoes,  scald  and  | 1  them,
then thoroughly chill them. Cul off
the stem end, scoop out the inside,
nd fill the cavity with a mixture of
finely minced celery, apples, and
horseradish; mix with mayonnaise.
The tomato is placed on a perfect lettuce leaf; a rosette of whipped cream
is placed on top, slightly salted.
Chicken Salad.—One cooked fowl,
two cups celery, four tablespoons of
vinegar, mayonnaise dressing, lettuce. Hard boiled eggs and olives
for decoration. Salt and pepper to
taste. Cut the fowl Into dice, removing skin and gristle. Mix it with
celery, add salt, pepper and marinate
for an hour before using with oil
and vinegar. Mix with the mayonnaise dressing and garnish with lettuce, hard boiled eggs and stoned
olives or strips of red pepper.
: ; plication will be made by the City
of Prince Rupert tit the next sitting
of the Legislative Assembly of the
Province of British Columbia for an
act amending the City of Prince Rupert Incorporation Act, lino, so as
to enable the City to borrow and
raise money by the issue of inscribed
stock to convert debentures already
issued Into such stock, and to consolidate debts provided tor by in-
j dividual by-laws so that consecutive
debentures or Inscribed stock may be
Issued for such debts as consolidated.
Dated at Prince Rupert, this 14th
day of October, 1910.
Solicitors for the Applicants.
Some must make of their educational calling a priestly office.
The tree germ bears within itself
the nature of all humanity; and Is
not therefore humanity born anew
in each child.
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of
the Municipal Corporation of the City
of Prince Rupert intends to make the
following local improvements:—
A 16-foot plank roadway on
Fourth avenue, from McBride street
to the junction of Fifth avenue and
Hay's Cove Circle, and to assess the
final cost thereof upon the property
fronting or abutting thereon, or to
be benefitted thereby, and that a
statement and diagram showing the
lands to be so especially assessed
for the said improvements or work
is now filed In the office of the City
Clerk and is open for inspection during office hours.
The estimated cost of the work is
Dated at Prince Rupert this 4th
day of November, 1910.
Wm. Mahlon Davis, City Clerk.
City Engineer. N4-8
"Tenders for plank roadway, etc."
will be received by the City Clerk until Monday, November 14th, 1910,
twelve o'clock noon, for: —
The construction of a 1 fi-foot
plank roadway on Eighth avenue, between McBride street and Hay's Cove
Plans, profiles and specifications
may be seen and form of tender obtained at the office of the City Engineer, from 10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
The lowest or any tender not
necessarily  accepted.
Wm. Mahlon Davis, City Clerk.
City Engineed. N4-8-11
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of
the Municipal Corporation of the city
of Prince Rupert Intends to make
the following local Improvements:—
A m-iooi plank roadway on Ambrose avenue from tfie Junction of
Sixtli avenue and Hay's Cove avenue
to the junction of sixth avenue and
Donald street, and to assess the final
rust thereof upon the property front-
\ or abutting theireon or to be benefitted thereby, and that a statement
and diagram Bhowtng the lands proposed to be so especially assessed for
the Bald Improvements or work is
now filed in the office of the City
Clerk and is open lor inspection during office hours
The. estimated cost of the work  is
Haled  at   Prince   Rupert  this   1th
day of November, 1910.
Win. Mahlon Davis, City Clerk.
City Engineer. N4-8
H. B. ROCHESTER,   -   Centre Street
Tuesday, November 8, 1910
Items of General Interest From Centres in British Columbia.
Merritt.—The first spike has been
driven on the Kettle Valley railway.
Without ceremony and without public recognition, Mr. R. L. Mancantilli,
local secretary for the new railroad,
on Tuesday drove the spike that held
the first rail to the ties. Workmen
are now engaegd in laying track for
a siding that will be utilized In storing the construction material as It
arrives. The work of laying the rails
on the main line will be undertaken
some time next month, the steel now
being en route from Saulte Ste Marie.
The standard 65-pound rail will be
vsed and they will be shipped in 33-
foot lengths. Messrs. Macdonald &
Gzowski will bring in a big track
laying machine capable of laying
from two to three miles of track per
day and the rails will be laid just
as quickly as they come from the
Grading operations are well under
way on some parts of the construction. An army of men is now engaged from one end of the thirty-
mile section to the others. Messrs.
Lungo & McDonald are making good
progress with the heavy rock work
on the loop and the other contractors
report most favorably. The crews
will work all winter long.
Advices from the Midway end are
to the effect that work is being rushed there and it is a forgone conclusion that the Kettle Valley railway
will be In operation before the summer of 1912.
Victoria.—At a special meeting of
the board of fire wardens of the city
council, the important decision was
reached to ask the council to authorize the expenditure of a large
sum to place the fire department on
an even more efficient basis. The lessons taught by the recent fire was
held to prove that Victoria cannot
afford to be dilatory in the matter
of getting everything in the matter
of improved equipment which may,
in the opinion of Chief Davis, be required.
It is understood that the council
will be asked to authorize an expenditure of no less a sum than $50,-
000, to be used for the purchase of
needed new equipment, and of land
and the erection of sub-stations in
Oakland and Fairfield districts. The
need of better facilities for fighting
fire in outlying districts has already
been debated by the council and
every man is agreed as to the wisdom
of making provision for this at once.
The new equipment for the brigade will, it Is understood, be one or
more motor engines. It is known
that Chief Davis has for a long time
been of the opinion that the local
department is handicapped in not
possessing more apparatus of this
type, the horse-drawn vehicles being
recognized by experts as being more
or less obselete.
It is believed that a majority of
the members of the council will be
agreeable to sancting the expenditure and that at an early date a bylaw asking for the necessary loan
will be placed before the ratepayers.
New Westminster.—In a brief but
comprehensive document, the grand
jury handed their presentment to
the court of assize. The presentment
Is tersely worded, and the opinion
of the grand jury on the various public institutions of the city are sharply defined.
Tlii' city lock-up "might pass muster in the wilds of Africa," but It
was emphatically out of place In a
city, was the scathing denunciation
of this BO-called public Institution.
Fort George.- The Fort George
Lime fi Cement Company, recently
organized, will have headquarters
on Central avenue, Fort George. The
works of the company are already
established at Stuart Lake, and will
be in charge of Samuel H. Senkptel,
who is an experienced lime burner.
Large orders for lime and cement
have already been received by this
company for delivery in early spring,
and we are assured they are prepared to meet every demand promptly, i
Arrangements have been completed
lor transportaion rrom their kilns
to Fort fleorge whereby the freight
scows user) by the merchants for
hauling their merchandise from Fort
George to Stuart Lake shores will return with cargoes of lime instead of
returning light as heretofore.
Fort George.—The Northern Interior Brewing Company, Ltd., organized by local residents last spring
will soon be really started. It is understood that a license will be granted shortly, and as soon as received
actual construction will likely commence.
Hope Patnaude this week received
appointment as an In'and Revenue
officer, together with instructions
how to proceed with the affairs of
his offices relative to the projected
J. B. Daniel, chief mover in the
new enterprise will be down from
South Fort George in a few days to
make arrangements to meet the
necessary requirements of the Dominion law.
A competent brew master has been
retained by the Northern Interior
Brewing Co., who will superintend
the erection of the plant,  etc.
Lillooet.—A party of Grand Trunk
Pacific railway surveyors arrived at
Lillooet this week from Vancouver,
and are camped just outside the
The party, consisting of seventeen
men, are under the supervision of
Mr. Thomas C. Taylor, engineer of
Vancouver. They are at present surveying at both ends of the town, and
as far as can be ascertained the party
are going to split, one party surveying up the Fraser to meet the party
who are surveying down from Fort
George; the other starting at Ca-
yoosh creek, tlience to Seaton lake,
thence to Pemberton Portage, thence
to Lillooet lake, tlience to Tenasse
lake, thence to Douglas Portage,
thence to Harrison lake, thence to
the Fraser river, along the river to
The party are expecting forty pack
horses here today or tomorrow. They
have considerable freight along the
line and at Lytton.
Revelstoke.—The biggest timber
deal in the history of the Kootenay
was announced, by which the Dominion Sawmill & Lumber Company,
limited, a recently-formed English
company which recently took over
the Mundy Lumber Company of
Three Valley, acquired complete ownership of all the Interests of the
Bowman Lumber company, the
Revelstoke Sawmills company, and
the Yale-Columbia Lumber company.
The deal, which was negotiated
by. the Western Canada Investments
of this city, Involves considerations
amounting in all to over two million
Included in the deal are four saw
mills, among them those of the Yale-
Columbia Lumber company of Cascade and Nelson and all the lumber
limits of the three companies mentioned, embracing in all 240 square
miles, on which it is estimated there
are three and a half billion feet of
standing timber.
With the interests acquired from
the Mundy Lumber company a few
months ago the Dominion Ssw-ju^.o
& Lumber company now has in its
absolute ownership six sawmills with
a capacity of one hundred and fifty
million feet of lumber annually and
five and a half billion feet of standing timber.
The Dominion Sawmills & Lumber
Company, limited, was Incorporated
In the old country last summer for
the purpose of acquiring the mills
and holdings of the Mundy Lumber
company, but In view of Its recent
purchases Its capital has been placed
at five million dollars, with a bond
issue of four million dollars.
The company will continue the
operation of all Its mills.
The president of the Dominion
company Is Mr. H. E. Mundy, late
of the Mundy Lumber company,
while Mr. S. H. Bowman, late of the
Bowman Lumber company and the
Yale-Columbia Lumber company,
will be manager of Ihe sales department of the new company.
New Westminster.—Patrick Mul-
lin and Ernest Dodds, the convicts
who made a determined break for
freedom just after the conclusion of
their trial, were each sentenced to
two years In the penitentiary. Mul-
lin, who Is serving twenty years for
manslaughter, was sentenced lo six
months for trying to escape from the
penitentiary, and with the sentence
today will make a total of 22 years
and  six months.       Dodds,  who was
sent down for three years, was also
sentenced to six months for the same
offence, and the two years he got today will make his sentence five years
and six months. Neither man took
the matter seriously, but seemed to
regard it as a kind of a joke.
How the Cowboy Adapted the Story
of the Prodigal Son
Judge Ben B. Lindsey, of the famous Denver Juvenile Court, said
in the course of a recent address on
"Too many of us are inclined to
think that, one misstep made, the
boy is gone for good Too many of
us are like the cowboy.
"An itinerant preached preached
to a cowboy audience on the 'Prodigal Son.' He described the foolish
prodigal's extravagance and dissipation; lied escribed liis penury and ills
huskeating with the swine in the
sty; lie described his return, his
father's loving welcome, the rejoicing and the preparation of the fatted
"The preacher In his discourse noticed a cowboy staring at him very
hard. He thought he had made a
vonvert, and addressing the cowboy
personally, he said from the pulpit:
" 'My dear friend, what would you
have done if you had a prodigal son
returning home like that?'
" 'Me??' said the cowboy promptly and fiercely. 'I'd have shot the
boy and raised the calf."
Coast Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that we, George
Hie and Robert Corlett, of Little Canyon, B.C., occupation farmer and
farmer, intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted at the south-east portion of an island situated and lying
about two miles below Little Canyon,
near the south bank of the Skeena
river, Range V, Skeena Land District,
District of Coast, thence northerly,
thence easterly, thence southerly
around the shores of the island back
to the point of beginning and Inclosing 30 acres, more or less
Dated August 1, 1910. A19
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Thomas Samuel Smith, of Fort William, Ont., occupation contractor, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 7 miles
south of the southeast corner of ot
227, and 5% miles west from shore
line, thence east 80 chains, thence
south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land  District—District  of
Queen  Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Charles Ru-
bldge Duiisford, of Fort William,
Out., occupation retired, Intends to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about
seven miles south of the southeast
corner of lot 227 and 1% miles west
from shore line, thence east 80 chains
thence south 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena  Land  District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE  that Nelson  Noel
Smith, of Winnipeg, Man., occupation
contractor, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing    at    a
post planted about 9 miles south of
the southeast corner of Lot 22 f, and
Si/,,   miles  west  from    shore    line,
thence west 80 chains, thence south
80   chains,   tlience   east   80   chains,
thence north  8p  chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Roberlson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Withdrawal  of   Troops  FromrBritish
Possession Causes Much Z
Work of Destruction Hns Been Going
on  For  Many  Years
ill India
The case of St. Helena Is hard;
since the withdrawal of the troops
some four years ago the inhabitants
have lost their chief means of support; there has been suffering and
distress In consequence. But this
cannot be considered in estimating
the value of the island as a fortified
St. Helena has been of great strategical value In the past; notably in
assisting Britain to make the Indian
empire. In 1895 the garrison assisted the Dutch at the Cape; in
2805 they sent reinforcements to
General Beresford against Buenos
Ayres, and between 1840 and 1865
the island was a depot and a vice-
admiralty court in the suppression of
the West Coast slave trade. Also
before the days of the Suez canal
the island was an important port of
call. As many as 50 or 100 vessels
might be at anchor taking in water
and fresh vegetables.
But that was in the days, of sailing
vessels. Conditions have now changed. Steamers no longer need to call
for supplies; and St. Helena, off the
direct route to the Cape, is of no
value as a port of call. It is hard
to say what Is actually the strategical
value of the island without knowing
the fighting policy of the navy. But
there are so many apparent reasons
for the upkeep of a garrison on the
island. There is an Important station of the Eastern Telegraph company there; this certainly Is a strong
argument in favor of equipment;
also the island would become at once
important If the Suez canal were
blocked, although the Island possesses no docks and landing is often bad
in consequence of surf.
Against these arguments must bo
placed the expense of properly fortifying the place and the lockup of any
garrison stationed there, with the
necessity of keeping the Island supplied with some kinds of provisions
and the munitions of war. At, present
t li ere are two six-inch guns and quick
firing guns on Ladder Hill, overlooking the anchorage; but to make the
island capable of defence would require big guns and a proportionate
Dock facilities would be required
to Justify this, which means the expenditure of large sums of money.
Supposing such a programme was
carried out, the value of St. Helena
under existing conditions of steam
navigation still remains hypothetical,
even in the event of war.
From the point of view of sentiment the case for the upkeep of defence Is stronger. The Island has
many associations with the history of
the empire, and it is possible that
the Inhabitants may In time desert
the Island and leave It barren, although the government have erected
a flax mill for the treatment of New
Zealand flax, and have made grants
for Instruction In lace making.    But
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Norman M,
Patterson, of Fort William, Ont., occupation grain merchant, Inteuds to
apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 7
miles south from southeast corner of
Lot 227, and 1% miles west from
short line, thence west 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres|
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Laud District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that E. N. Ens-
worth, of Fort William, Ont, occupation accountant, intei.ds to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 9 miles
south of the southeast corner of Lot
227, and 5 yz miles west from shore
line, thence west 80 chains, thence
north 80 chains, thence east 80
chains, thence south 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Benjamin Os-
trander, of Fort William, Ont., occupation grain merchant, intends to apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands:—Commencing at a post planted about 7
miles south from southeast corner of
Lot 227, and 3% miles west of shore
line, thence east 80 chains, thence
south 80 chains, thence west SO
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containinfi
640 acres
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Omineca Land District—District of
Coast, Range Five.
TAKE NOTICE that E. Lucas, of
West Carnie, Ont., occupation banker,
intends to apply for permission to
purchase the following described
lands:-—Commencing at a post planted at the southwest corner of lot
2287, District of Coast, Range Five,
and marked E.L.'s N.W. corner,
thence east 80 chains, thence soutii
80 chains, thence west 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres
more or less.
Steven McNelli, Agent.
Dated Sept. 22, 1910. S27.
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Edward Robert Wayland, of Fort William, Ont.,
occupation grain merchant, intends
to apply for permission to purchase
the following described lands:—
Commencing at a post planted about
7 miles south from southeast corner
of lot 227, and 3% miles west from
shore line, thence east 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, thence south 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that William Curtis Lillle, of Fort William, Ont., occupation agent, Intends to apply for
permlsison to purchase the following
described   lands:—Commencing at a
post planted  about  7  miles    south
from  southeast corner  of Lot  227,
and 3 y2  miles west from shore line,
thence west 80 chains, thence south
80   chains,   tlience   east   80   chains,
thence  north  80  chains  to  point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mclnnes, of Prince Rupert, occupation
mariner, intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the soutii short of Crow Bay,
thence soutii 80 chains, thence west
80 chains, thence north 80 chains,
tlience east SO chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s N.E.  corner.
Dated August ISth, 1910.
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that I, K. M. Mclnnes, of Prince Rupert, occupation
mariner, intend to apply for a license to prospect for coal and petroleum over the following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted on the south shore of Crow Lake,
thence soutii 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence north SO chains,
thence west 80 chains to post marked
K.M.McI.'s N.W. corner.
Dated August 18th, 1910.
Omineca Land District—District of
Coast, Range Five.
TAKE NOTICE that W. G. White-
sides, of South Bend, Ont., occupation bank clerk, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted at the southeast corner
of lot 1729, District of Coast, Range
Five, and marked G.G.W.'s N.E. corner, thence west 40 chains, thence
south 80 chains, thence east 40
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
320 acres, more or less.
Steven McNeill, Agent.
Dated Sept. 22, 1910. S27
Skeena Land District-—District of
TAKE NOTICE that Alice M.
Tovey of Vancouver, B.C., married
woman, Intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted at the N. W. corner of
John Furlong's pre-emption and near
Lakelse Lake, thence east 40 chains,
thence north 40 chains, thence west
40 chains more or less to the shore
line of Lakelse Lake, and thence
south 40 chains along the shore of
the Lake to point of commencement,
and containing 160 acres, more or
Dated October 17, 1910. N2
sympathy with the inhabitants of St.
Helena cannot materially affect the
Man—"Well, It's Just the way. If
I buy you a new coat I'll have to
wear my old one another season."
—Wife"—You sweet, generous
thing, you."
Skeena Land District—District of
TAKE NOTICE that Reginald
Davey, of Vancouver, B. C, occupation machinist, intends to apply for
permission to purchase the following
described lands, in the vicinity of
Citwancool or Chean Wein Valley: —
Commencing at a post planted at the
north-west corner and about 6 V,
miles distant in a north-westerly direction from the north end of Kitwancool Lake, thence south SO
chains, thence east SO chains, thenco
north 40 chains, thence west 4 0
chains, thence north 40 chains,
chains, thence west 40 chains to a
point of commencement, and containing 480 acres (more or less).
James W. Smith, Agent.
Dated May 30,  1910. Jy8
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that John Russel
Smith, of Fort William, Ont., occupation grain merchant, intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lands:-—Commencing at a post planted about seven
miles south from southeast corner of
Lot 227, and 3% miles west from
short line, thence west 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence east
80 chains, thence south 80 chains to
point of commeucement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Agnes Smith,
of Fort William, Ont., occupation
widow, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 9 miles south
from the southeast corner of Lot 227,
and 3% miles west from shore line,
thencfie east SO chains, thence south
80 chains, thence west 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Sidney Smith,
of Fort William, Ont., occupation
gentleman, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following
described lauds:—Commencing at a
post planted about nine miles south
from the southeast corner of lot 227,
and 3y2 miles west from shore line,
thence east 80 chains, thence north
80 chains, thence west 80 chains,
thence south 80 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, tilO. S30
Skeena  District—Queen  Charlotte
To all to whom it may concern:—
NOTICE Is hereby given that I, the
undersigned, Intend to apply for a
icense to prospect for Coal and
Petroleum upon the following lands
situate on Graham Island, one of the
Queen Charlotte Group, In the Province of British Columbia, and more
particularly described as follows, viz:
Commencing at a stake planted one
and a quarter miles west of the
north-east corner of Louis Inlet, and
marked "P. C. Coates' S. E. Corner
Claim No. 1," thence west 80 chains,
thence north 80 chains, thence east
80 chnlns, thence south 80 chains to
the place of commencement.
Staked June 14th, 1910.
Dated this 28th day of July, 1910.
By his Agent, Wm, Edward Laird.
Skeena  District—Queen   Charlotte
To all to whom It may concern:—
NOTICE is hereby given that I, the
undersigned   intend  to  apply  for  a
Icense to prospect   for    Coal    and
Petroleum upon the following lands,
situated  on  Graham  Island,  one of
the  Queen  Charlotte group,  in  the
Province  of   British   Columbia,   and
more  particularly  described   as  follows, viz:—Comemnclng at a stake
planked at the S. E. corner of P. C.
Coates'   Claim   No.   1,   and   marked
"Wm. Penman'3 S. W. Corner, Claim
No. 1," thence east 80 chains, thence
north  80  chains,   thence    west    80
chains, thence south, 80 chains to the
lace of commencement.
Staked, June 14th, 1910.
Dated this 28th days of July, 1910.
By his Agent,  Wm.  Edward  Laird.
Skeena Land  District—District of
Queen  Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Ardagh Smith,
of Fort   William,    Ont.,    occupation
agent, intends to apply for permission
to  purchase  the  following described
lands:—Commencing at a post planted     about    nine   miles   south   from
southeast corner of Lot 227, and 3%
miles west from shore line,  thence
west  SO  chains,  thence    south     80
chains, tlience east 80 chains, thence
north    SO   chains to point of commencement,  containing  640  acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE    NOTICE    tbat    John    L.
Davidson, of Victoria, B.C., occupation agent, Intends to apply for permission   to   purchase   the   following
described lands:—Commencing at a
post planted about 9 miles south of
the southeast corner of Lot 227, and
3 y2   miles  west  from   shore     line,
thence west 80 chains, thence north
80  chains,     thence  east  80  chains,
thence south  80  chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that Josephine J.
Davidson, of Victoria, B. O, occupation married woman, Intends to apply
for permission to purchase the following described lunds:—Commencing at a post planted about 9 miles
south of the southeast corner of Lot
227, and 5y2 miles west from shore
line, thence east 80 eiiains, thence
south 80 chains, thence west 80
chains, thence north 80 chains to
point of commencement, containing
640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S30
Skeena Land District—District of
Queen Charlotte Islands.
TAKE NOTICE that James Henry
Smith, of Victoria, B.C., occupation
agent, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands:—Commencing    at    a
post planted about 9 miles south of
the southeast corner of Lot 227, and
5%   miles west   from    shore    line,
thence east 80 chains, thence north
80 chains, thence west    80    chains,
thence south 80 chains to point of
commencement, containing 640 acres.
Arthur Robertson, Agent.
Dated August 20th, 1910. S'lO ■■■■MMMM
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Tuesday, November 8, 1910
How  Millions are Lost is Deceptive
Floatations in New
Victims are Always Capable of Being
Found to Swell Colters of
Two hundred thousand dollars a
day pour into the office of the fraudulent mining stock brokers of New
York. One hundred million dollars is
the record in the last three years,
says a New York dispatch.
Thirty millions of this amount
went into the coffers of one- concern
alone. Another hundred million went
to all of them during the three years
preceding the panic of 1907.
A "sockers list" of the names of
250,000 victims, used by all the large
conierns, is their most cherished asset, resulting from the working "understanding" between them. These
figures are "conservative estimates"
furnished by Postoffice Inspector
Warren W. Dickinson, In charge of
the New York division.   He says:
"The fake mining schemes are
flourishing today in the financial district of Now York like weed? ln an
unkept garden. They have done
more harm to legitimate investments
than al the appeals for a sane conservatism have done good. The marvelous part of their Insidious advance
is that they use the same olo 'bunko
talk' so shallow It would seem to any
average Intellect, and yet the same
victims are found biting again and
again and again.
"Down ln Pine street, the heart
of the money section, there Is today
in a well-furnished office, most conservative ln appearance, the 'suckers' directory of tbe fraud gang. The
man In charge of the office has never
been suspected of his calling, and
none of his associates believe that it
Is anything but legitimate I am informed that the list of names is now
near the quarter million mark, and
growing daily. As soon as a concern
puts out more literature, ther consult the directory ln order to get
quick returns Wheneven a new victim bites his name is added to the
list. The names are kept Id a fireproof back room and every precaution Is taken to guard It against destruction.
"Some day soon I hope the people
whose names are on this list will
know how they are considered by
the men who have taken their money.
The list is arranged after the fashion
of a Dun's or Bradstreet's directory.
One man, who lives in Brooklyn, who
has invested in at least, thirty min
ing enterprises and lost money ln
all of them, who has given evidence
to the postal authorities that certain
concerns were frauds, and who will
probably bite again the next time offered, Is in the list of names classified as 'easiest.' The next grade is
the 'very easy,' the nevt just 'ea y,'
Then comes the 'fair prospects,' and
finally the 'good If carefully handled'
and so on.
"The various concerns interested
In this list buy and sell names to
their agent. In charge of it, and thin
is what I call the 'mutual urdu-
standing,' amounting almost to a
trust, for without names these fellows will be unable to.reap such rich
rewards. Of course, they all have
their own lists, but the rich pri.:es
come through the 'suckers' directory,
from which all names taken must
be carefully restored. The names in
the 'easiest' classification bring the
highest rental in the directory.
"New York Is undoubtedly the
world's chief headquarters for these
fraudulent mining promoters. Tho
Great While Way, tbe lobster palaces
and tho big hotels and apartment
houses are crowded with men who
are spending money with a lavish
hand which they have coaxed from
the pocket books of Ignorant and
credulous Investors in all parts of
the United States and Canada. It
seems that, all a person has to do Is
to haye a full-page In a metrepolitnn
paper advertising a bonanza, then
scatter smaller advertisements
through the country periodicals,
usually reproducing the New York
advertisement with the heading of
the paper and the statemmt, 'Look
what New York thinks of our investment,' for the money to begin to
pour in. The 'suckers' directory does
tbe rest, and secures the men with
the larger amounts. There are skyscrapers in this city where bags of
United States mail are carried in day
after day laden with cheques and
money orders, and not, one penny of
it gets outside the pockets of the
"When I tell you that lo my knowledge one concern has taken In over
$30,000,000 since the panic from the
pockets of women nnd small  inves
tors, it is safe to assume the amount
taken in before the panic has been
equalled since that time. Today I
would place the estimate for daily
returns at over a quarter of a million dollars, and unless we are fortunate In educating the investor
against sinking his money in this
way the business will increase instead of diminish It takes a long time
to secure evidence against these fellows before we can proceed. Our
case must be perfect, because it is a
federal matter; we are the only ones
who can proceed against thm, because they are so slick and respectable that it is only their violation of
the mail laws that can ever trip them
Trains That Will   Leave   Vancouver
During Winter Months
The new winter schedule of the
Canadian Pacific railway out of
Vancouver is announced by the officials of the line. By this new time
card, the Seattle-St. Paul express,
which has been running directly from
the Sound City to St. Paul has been
eliminated, and passengers from Seattle to St. Paul, wishing to travel
over the C.P.R. will be handled by
the Seattle local.
The pulling off of the Seattle-Sr.
Paul express occurs every winter, at,
there is not sufficient traffic in winter months to warrant the running of
this train. The train will be put back
on the road during the spring, and
will run during the season when traffic io heavy along the line. By the
new schedule, the Atlantic express,
the through Montreal train, which
now leaves Vancouver at nine o'clock
ln the morning will leave at the
same time. Train No. 96, the Atlantic limited, which now leaves Van-
couevr at 7:30 p.m. will leave at
3.45 p.m., under the new schedule.
The Agassiz local, which now leaves
at 4.35 p.m. will leave at 5.00 p.m.
under the new schedule. The Seattle
local will 'eave at 8.15 ln the morning, arriving at 7.30 p.m.
The hours of arrival of the various
trains wit' also be changed. No. 1,
the Pacific express, which formerly
arrived at 10.20 p.m., will arrive at
11.00 p.m., while the Imperial limited, which formerly arrived at 8.00 a.
m., Brill pull into the depot at 12.25
p.m. The Agassiz local, reaching
this city at present at 10.00 a.m., will
arrive at the same time under the
new schedule.
Hon.  George E. Poster on  the U.S.
Action  Towards  Canada
"Reciprocity with the United
States! Who wants It?" is the heading of an article by Hon. Geo. E.
Foster, appearing in a recent issue
of the anadian Century.
M- Foster shows that prior to the
surtax negotiations at Ottawa and
Albany last spring, Canada gave the
United States a free l'st of $90,000,-
000, or one-half the total imports
from that country. The United
States gave Canada a free list of only
533,000.001. Canada's tariff averaged abot t half as high as the
American tariff. Canada bought
$193,000,000 worth of goods from
Ihe United States; the latter purchased $93,000,000 worth from
Canada and took the balance In cash.
In every respect Canada's commercial treatment of the United State1
was generous and favorable and
profitable for 'hat country.
Ydt despite all this the Payne
tariff threatened the Dominion with
a penalty tax ■ 25 per cent of the
value of all its exports to tiie repub
lie In addition to the general larift
schedules set forth In the act. Mr.
Foster regards the threat as barbarous, as unchristian, as unholp,
unlikely to have been enforced, and
as In fact a mere bluff. That Public
j opinion in the United States would
I never have permitted the maximum
I clauses of the tariff to have been applied to Canadian goods is proved
by the widespread chaiacter of tha
li surgent movement In the Republican party. The average American
would have protested agali st the
tariff soaring to 67 per cent. Moreover, Canada would have replied by
charging a heavy surtax on all
United States goods. The resul:
would have been the dislocation o
the great portion of the $300,000,-
000 of trade which we do annually
with the republic.
It was very generous Indeed of
Sir Wilfrid Laurier to rescue Presi-
di il Taft from his tariff difficulties
thh year. Now those difficulties
have increased, and Mr. Foster argues that no obligation rests upon
Sir Wilfrid Laurler to come to President Taft's rescue a second  time.
Indus River Encroaches Upon Its Banks
and the Town is
Value of Island Has Changed With
the Introduction of Steam
On March 1 Canada will abolish Its
sin tax on German goods under a
temporary trade agreement.
The long-threatened destruction
of Dera GhazI Khan, in India, is now
almost complete. The town was once
of sonsiderable size and Importance,
with a population of 21,000.
Its destruction is due to a diversion of the Indus to the westward.
The river has eaten away the bank,
piece by piece, and has overflowed
all but the highest portion of the
town, till only the civil station remains habitable.
Although engineers had foreseen
the ultimate catastrophe so far back
as the eighties, it was during the
hot weather of 1908 that t:h danger
became imminent. The westward
trend of the Indus advanced to such
a point that the city was awash of
the river, and a few houses were
swallowed up and all defence works
In the ensuing cold weather new
and larger embankments were constructed, and an attempt was made
to divert the river some miles above
Da Ghazi Khan.
A channel was cut, and water did
flow down it, but, compared with the
volume of the main stream, it was
the merest trickle. The river was
not diverted in the smallest degree.
On the contrary during the hot
weather of 1909 the work of devastation proceeded at a rapid rate. A
whole network of costly embankments and protective works waB
swallowed up in detail, and by the
end of last year's flood season it was
perfactly apparent that the town was
doomed. Nothing in the nature of
a serious obstacle to the river's onset
was left, and it only remained for
the floods of the following year to
devour the defenceless houses of the
The flood season it now over ofr
this year, and at the end of it only a
bare quarter of the town is left
standing. Out of six thousand houses
five thousand have disappeared. A
portion of the town is lying under
water, and all about are stagnant
and fetid pools of subsoil water,
which is styled soma.
Many of the people have found
temporary refuge in the neighborhood, but some 3,000 are absolutely
homeless, and the number without
permanent homes is four times as
great, while many others have lost
their means of livelihood. A site for
the new town has been fixed upon
some ten miles away from the river.
The government has acquired the
land and distributed it in suitable
plots at a nominal charge.
The expenses of building a new
town, with water supply, drainage,
roads, and public buildings, are a
heavy drain on the finances of the
local government, and it cannot undertake to erect houses for the dispossessed citizens of the old Dera
Khazi Khan.
But the distress is great among
the poor townsfolk, and for that
reason the commissioner of the Mul-
tan division (Mr. H. J. Maynard, C.
S.) has issued an apepal to the public
for funds to help In the construction
of the new town. He asks for half a
lakh of rupees. In the course of his
appeal, after detailing the effects of
the erosion, he adds: "If this had
been the work of a single night the
world would have rung with exclamation of sympathy. If It had happened in a country where the press
caters for a large and InquisUIve
pun c, the remains of Dera GhazI
Khan woul,1 have been crowded with
reporters, watching the houses totter
and fall, listening to the clashes
which punctuate tiie night, and recording the good humor and devotion
with which the police and the subordinate officials protect and shepherd the people, and the patience
with which the people bear themselves in their affliction."
I Probably the real reason why the
:'at.p of the town has attracted so lit-
I tie attention even in India is that
there has fortunately been no loss
of life. If, as the commissioner suggests, '.ae destruction had taken
place in a single night, thousands
of persons must have been swept
away along with their houses. Tho
gradual process of erosion had given
the people ample time to remove
themselves ad their belongings b<
for. the crash came.
Probably every unmarried woman
has a vague idea that she could
soothe a fretful husband by laying
her bant, upon his head.
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Pursuant to Section 7 of the Navigable Waters Protection Act (R. S.
Can. cap 115) notice is hereby given
that there has been deposited In the
office of the Minister of Public
Works at Ottawa and a duplicate in
the Office of the Registrar of Titles
at Prince Rupert, plans and description of the site and side elevation of
a proposed railway wharf and trestle
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this notice the Company will apply
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Isolation and seclusion destroy life
—union and participation create life.
Oyer—"It won't be long until one-
half of the world knows how the
other half lives."
Myer—"What's the answer?"
Oyer—"A new law   provides    for
one or more air shafts in each apartment house."
In the matter of the Estate of Thomas D. Kearns, deceased, Intestate
All parties having claims against
the above Estate are required to forward the same, with full particulars
thereof, duly verified, to the undersigned, not later than the sixteenth
day of February, 1911, after which
said date the Estate of the said deceased will be distributed amongst
those entitled thereto.
Dated at Atlin,   B.C.,   this    nineteenth day of August, A.D. 1910.
A6-OS Administrator.
"I only write when the spirit
moves me," remarked the attic poet,
"But suppose the spirit doesn't
move you for a long time," suggested the worshipper at the shrine of
"In that case the landlady does,"
replied the poet sadly.
Graham  Island  School
SEALED TENDERS, superscribed
"Tender for Graham Island School,"
will be received by the Honourable
the Minister of Public Works up to
and including Monday, the 10th day
of October, 1910, for the erection and
completion of a small one-room
school building at Graham Island,
one of the Queen Charlotte Islands,
Skeena  Electoral District.
Plans, specifications, contract and
forms of tender may be seen on and
after the 12th day of September,
1910, at the offices of John L. Barge,
Secretary to the School Board, Queen
Charlotte City; the Government
Agent, Prince Rupert; tha llining
Recorder, Jedway; and the Department of Public Works, Victoria.
Each proposal must be accompanied by an accepted bank cheg*e
or certificate of deposit on a ehas-
tered bank cf Canada, made payable
to the Honourable the Minister of
Public Works, for the sum of $11B,
which shall be forfeited If the party
lendering deellne to enter into con-
trac. when called upon to do so, or
if he fall to complete tbe work con-
lrailed for. The cheques or certificates of deposit of unsuccessful tenderers will be relurned to them upon
the execution of the contract.
Tenders will nol be considered unless made out on the forms supplied,
signed with the actual signature of
the tenderer and enclosed in Hie envelopes furnished,
The lowesl or any tender not
necessarily accepted.
1'nhlic Works Engineer.
Public Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., September 7, 1910.
We announced this new sales plan
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The result has been such a deluge of applications for machines
that we are simply astounded.
The demand comes from people of
all classes, all ages, all occupations.
The majority of inquiries has
come from people of known financial
standing who were attracted by the
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Jim got a job mov'ng some kegs
of powder, and to tbe alarm of the
foreman, wns discovered smoking al
his work. "Gracious!" exdaii ed
the foreman, "do you know what
happened when a man smoked at I ;
job some years ago? There was an
explosion which blew up a dozen
men." That couldn't happen here,"
returned Jim calmly. "Why not?"
"Cos  there's only  me an' you."
Examinations  for  the  position   of
Inspector of Steam Boilers and  Machinery,   under   tiie   "Steam   Boilers
Inspection  Act,  1901,"  will  be  held
at     the    Parliament   Buildings,   Victoria, commencing   November    7th,
1910.     Application   and    instruction
fnrms ran  be had on  application  to
the undersigned, to whom the former
must be returned correctly filled  In,
. i.ot  later  than  October  24th,   1910.
.Salary $130 per month, increasing al
the rate of $6 per month each year
to a maximum of $1 So.
Chief Inspector of  Machinery,
New Westminster, B.C.
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in the "expert" class. Earn as you
learn. Let the machine pay the 17
cents a day—and all above that Is
Wherever you are, there's work to
he done and money to be made by
using the Oliver, i'be business world
is calling for Oliver operators. There
are not enough to supply the demand.
Their salaries are considerably above
those of many classes of workers.
"An Ollvrr Typewriter In
Every  Home!"
Tkm% 1i our battle ery today. We
bare made the Oliver supreme In
usefulness and absolutely indispensable In business. Now comes the
conquest of the home.
The simplicity and strength of the
Oliver fit It for family use. It Is be-
•oming an Important factor In the
home training of young people. An
educator as well ns a money maker.
Our new Belling plan puts the
Oliver on the threshold of every
home In America. Will you close
the door of your home or office on
this  remarkable  Oliver opportunity?
Write for further details of our
easy offer and a free copy of the new
Oliver catalogue.     Address:
Prince Rupert Agent
General   Offices:    Oliver   Typewriter
Building,  Chicago,  111.
NOTICE Is hereby given that the
reserve existing on Crown lauds In
the vicinity of Babine Lake, and
situate in f'npsi'.1 nietrlrt, notlro of
which bearing date .lone 30th, 1909,
was published in tha British Columbia Gazette, dated July 2nd, 1908, Is
Deputy Commts(lMer ef LnndB.
Lands Department,
Victoria. II. C, .lure 1#th, 1910
(First Insertion Jsly B.) THE   PRINCE  RUPERT  JOURNAL
Tuesday, November 8, 1910
Wireless Station Will Soon Be Brought
Into Connection With the
The Reports Will Then be Available
to the Public and System Will
Serve End Intended
On the last trip of the steamer
Prince Rupert to this port tnere
visiied the city on official business
C. P. Edwards and Eddie Haughton,
officials of tne wireless system operated under the charge of the marine
and fisheries department as aids 10
navigation. Their visit had to do
with mat'1'' the wireless station oa
Di tby Island serve the end for which
it was erected. Up to the present
time the station has been to a very
large extent useless especially as
compared with the other stations on
the coast.
Connection is now to be made with
the city telephone system so that the
station may be reached by those interested and the movements of vessels and weather reports made available to those interested.
The difficulty which has existed
ever since the station was first opened was that the connection with the
city was made with the Dominion
telegraph office, which is under the
public works department of the Dominion government. As such it is
interested in creating a revenue and
a charge was accordingly insisted
upon for every message to the wireless slalion.
This was never the intention of
the wireless system on the coast. It
was put in under the marine and
fisheries department as an aid to
navigation. As such it was not to
be a revenue producer. Steamers on
the coast were urged to instal wireless apparatus so that accidents
might be averted or in case of trouble help could be sent. The move
was made in no small measure
through the efforts of Hon. William
Templeman, who following Ihe wreck
of the Valeneia on the west const
of Vancouver Island, when a fearful
loss of life resulted which might all
have been averted had there been a
wireless system  in  use at the  time
With the putting into commission
of the wireless stations on the coast,
reports are regularly sent from all
the siations and the movement of
vessels and weather conditions at
all the wireless centres on the British Columbia coast are thus made
available for the public.
In Victoria and Vancouver the stations are situated out of the heart of
the city, but telephone service is
maintained. In Prince Rupert the
same is now to be accomplished. Arrangements are being made with the
G.T.P. to use its telegrahp line from
the landing point of the cable from
the slat ion to a point where connection can be made with the city telephone.
The negotiations are under way
for carrying out this arrangement,
and when this is done the reports
will be available for the newspapers,
the shipipng offices and other interested.
When this is done Prince Rupert
will have available information
received at the local "wireless
which lias hitherto been sealed practically to the residents of the city,
although reported regularly In Vancouver and Victoria through the
chain of stations. When the new
system is inaugurated here reports
from all the stations on the coast
will he available from time to time
during  eacli  day.
A shoplifter is either a poor thief
or rich kleptomaniac,
Aid. Hilditch Raises Point as to Ad-
visibility of Supervision
You can never offend a mother
by telling her the baby is the image
Oi' Its father--no matter how homely
he Is..
At a previous meeting of the city
council the question of a sewer on
Fraser and Eighth streets having
come up and been decided upon, a
little discussion arose again la'.t evening on the subject. The englnei r
had reported that he could not find
a suitable foreman for the work of
laying this necessary piece of sewer
and recommended that S. P. McMordie, who had had charge of the sewer
laid by the government, should lu
employed to supervise it. It was
pointed out that the work was for
only 320 feet and authority was
given to do the work at a cost not to
•xceed $1,280.
At last night's council meeting
Aid. Hilditch on the matter of the
sewer work, said that while he did
not want to be to hard on his colleague on the streets committee, the
character of a contractor should be
looked into. He found that some of
the sewer work done by Mr. McMordie was not very satisfactory. That
was how it was reported to him, at
least. He was surprised, therefore,
that the engineer had recommended
him to do more work. Mr. Hilditch
said he would like to have had the
work done by day labor.
He understood that Mr. McMordie
was doing the work under the super
vision of the city engineer. The
street foreman informed him that
he had men that could lay it. He did
not believe that Mr. McMordie was
entitled to get the ten per cent out
of this work. That was ill advised
work he thought.
Aid.   Lynch   explained   that   if   a
foreman   could   be  found   the   place
was open to him.   Mr. McMordie did
not want to take the work.
Objection Raised to Method of Awarding Heating Contract.
Matter Will be Taken up Next Meeting—Regular Dates Set for
Roman Catholic Church  Clears  Large
Sum at Entertainment
Aid. Smith is Proud Winner of the
Popularity Contest, Capturing
Gold-bended Cane
The bazaar and dance given under the auspices of the Roman Cath
olic church in this city on Friday
was a grand success in every way.
To no one more than to Mrs. J. Fred
Ritchie is credit due for the success
which attended it as she gave her
time ungrudgingly to make it pass
off smothly.
During the afternoon the sale of
work was conducted with the greatest vim, and splendid results were
In the evening the interest centred
mostly in the voting contest as to the
relative popularity of Mayor Stork
and Aid. eVrnon Smith. In this Aid.
Smith was the victor, getting 5,459
votes to Mayor Stork's 3,061, giving
a clear majority of 2,398  votes.
The presentation of the gold headed cane presented by J. Fred. Ritchie
ivas made by Rev. Father Rioet.
The interest In the drawing for
the beautifully dressed doll in bridal
attire, which was presented by rMs.
Ritchie, was second only to the cane
competition. E. Kelly won the prize
to the Infinite amusement of his
many    '?nds.
Aid. Hilditch won the mirror presented by George Tite. Other prize
winners were F. D. Keeley and T.
The latter part of the evening was
taken up with dancing, the music
being furnished by Gray's orchestra.
The bazaar netted the altar committee, who had charge of the affair,
the sum of about $1,140.
The plays of childhood    are    the
heart-leaves of the whole future life.
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boiler plate, lias cone centre grate  forcing coal Ui f,
sides of lire pot; hot blast around lire pot: it burns all %
gnses and black smoke: It cokes the coal, making an *
even, steady fire; feed and draught doors ground on £
and till  joints air tight.   The most durable and eec* .j
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Watson & McGregor I
647 Johnson Street VICTORIA, B.C. j
At a meeting of the hospital board
held on Friday afternoon, William
Manson, M.P.P., honorary president,
presided in the absence of the president,..!. Kirkpatrick. There were
also present D. G. Stewart, Aid. Pattullo, Aid. Naden, I-I. H. Clarke, P.
I. Palmer, A. Carss and the secretary-treasurer,   A.   Cuthbert.
A letter was received from G. II.
Ryley, land commissioner of the G.
T. P., in which he stated that a
transfer of lots 7 to 18, block 0, section 6, had been made to the hospital conditional on their being used
for no other uses but that of hospital
The question of insurance was
brought up of insuring the building.
This was referred to the finance committee, wTiich later decided to place
$S,000 insurance on the building, dividing it among eight firms in the
■ G. W. Morrow having left the city
it was decided to fill his place on the
finance committee by appointing Aid.
The architects report on the progress of the new building showed that
the plastering was approaching completion and that it would be completed  early  in   December.
The matron, Miss McTavish, wrote
relative to equipment and management.
The letter was referred to the
building committee.
The question of equipment, etc., is
to be taken up with the medical
men of the city.
On the report of the architect, Mr.
Laily, as to the heating apparatus
having been contracted for, some discussion arose.
Mr. Palmer objected to the course
that had been taken by the letting
nf such a contrac: by the president
and secretary with'i it reference lo
tbe finance co'iin.ittee
Aid. Pattullo agreed with this.
The   secretary   explained   that   it
was an  urgent  case as the heating
apparatus    was   needed  before  the
plastering was done.
In the absence of the president, it
was advised by the honorary president that this should be allowed to
stand over until he returned. Al]
the tenders will then be produced.
It was decided to hold meetings
on the first and fourth Wednesdays
of each month at 4 o'clock in the
afternoon in the court house until
the hospital is completed.
Judge Mclnnes Dismisses Case Laid
Against Trader in Stewart
The charge of false pretences
against A. S. Levine, formerly of
Stewart, was dismissed by Judge Mclnnes in Vancouver. It was charged
that Levine had obtained credit from
J. A. Leckie and other' wholesale
merchants in Vancouver by representing himself as the owner of
buildings and pack-horses that he
did not possess. He stated later that
he was interested with Peter An-
nance, of Stewart, in a pack trail,
business. Mr. Annance was brought
down from Stewart and gave evidence yesterday, in which he admitted that ho and Levine had done
business together. Judge Mclnnes
said he did not think It would be safe
to enter a conviction on the evidence
before him, and dismissed the case.
Levine's case first came up in Prince
Rupert where argument was heard.
Competition  Opened   for   Appellation
for Centre in Bulkley
Law & Bntler Have Townsite to Put
011 Market and Desire Suitable
Designation for it
To Our Customers:
On and after December first CASH
must accompany all orders for COAL
or it will be delivered C.O.D. ONLY
We are compelled to adopt this
system, the same as in vogue in all
the cities on the Coast, on a strictly
CASH RAS1S—and trust that our
customers and friends will appreciate
the necessity of this rule in the
proper spirit.
Yours for business,
Rogers & Black
Historic Law Suit is Still Kept Alive
Before the Courts of the
Appellate Rench Decide That Dominion Government Grant Was
in Order
The court of appeal has handed
down judgment in favor of Theodore
Ludgate in the case of the Vancouver
Lumber company vs. the City of Vancouver, and Chief Justice Macdonald
finds that there is no authority to
support the contention of the city of
Vancouver that Deadman's Island
was at low tide a part of the Stanley park peninsula. The appeal is
allowed with costs. It is probable,
however, thai the mutter will not
rest until it readies the privy council.
The court of appeal, composed of
the chief justice, Mr. Justice Irving
and Mr. Justice Martin, unanimously
allow the apeal; Mr. Ludgate's lease
from the Dominion government is
therefore confirmed.
Thus the Deadman's Island case is
to be kept alive a little longer at
least. For about ten yearB this case
has been in the courts, having come
up time and time again under different shapes. It would appear to
be stil a subject that lfust remain
There was an oppressive silence
in the parlor. At last the desperate
young  lady  broke out.
"George," asked she, "why don't
you propose?"
% "Somehow — somehow, I can't
bring myself to do It, Myrtle!" blurted the. young man.
"It's only a short sentence, you
know, George."
"It's a  sentence  for  life!"
Messrs. W. S. Benson and the Law-
Butler Company have acquired a
piece of land for TOWNSITE
PURPOSES in the famous Pleasant
Valley, (a valley within the greater
Bulkley), on the line of the G. T. P.
Railway, about thirty miles east
from Aldermere, and eighty-five
miles from Hazelton, at the junction
of the Bulkley and Buck Rivers. It
is the natural townsite for Pleasant
Valley, which is one of the richest
valleys, and contains some of the
best land in the interior of British
Columbia. The land in this valley is
all taken, and the greater portion
settled on. The trail to Francois,
Fraser and Ootsa Lakes runs within
a mile of the Townsite, and will be
diverted to this town. The site is
surrounded by the richest agricultural lands, as well as coal lands, is
only five miles from the famous Barrett Ranch, conceded one of the best
in British Columbia. Engineers and
surveyors are now on the ground
platting the site, and the above firms
anticipate putting the lots on the
market by January 1st. They have
not, however, quite decided on a
name for the town, and believing
thoroughly in the old adage that
"everythink's in a name," are going
to offer a prize of TWENTY DOLLARS ($20.00) IN GOLD, for the
most suitable and appropriate name
for their new town.
Conditions are as follows: Contest
open to the world. The name must
be one word, not to exceed ten letters, and a reason given why the
contestant considers it an appropriate name. The contest closes on Friday, November 25th, at six o'clock
Address    all   communications    to
either W. S. Benson, or the Law-Butler Company, Prince Rupert, B.C.
Take notice that the Annual Meeting
of the
will be held in the
Mclntyre Hall, 3rd Ave
Tuesday, Nov.  15.   1910
at 8 o'clock p.m.
The first part of the meeting will
be for the enrollment of new members and afterward for the election
of officers for the ensuing year, and
such other business as may come
before the meeting.
All Conservatives are requested to
attend. M. M. STEPHENS,
Acting Secretary.
The Next 2 Months
Will be a busy season with us, as we
are getting goods from Eastern and
European markets.
Are amongst our new arrivals at
V. to. HART
Complete House Furnisher
Entrance Oth St., near cor. 2nd Ave
Prince Rupert  Private   Detective
  Agency  —
N.  McDonald, Manager
All kinds of legitimate detective work
handled  for companies and Individuals.     Business strictly confidential.
P. O. Box 803 — Phone 210
Some Rock
Sk Us For Investment
Rupert City Realty & Information Bureau, Ltd.
(Continued from Page One)
would be better to buy It at a fair
price. The company had just as
much right to pay taxes as anyone
While It might be urged that the
city would exempt from taxation the
company were It not here, that was
not sufficient ground for exempting
them now that they were here. Carrying out that principle where would
the taxes come from? He did not,
therefore, favor any change. He
favored the G. T. P. being obliged to
pay taxes on the property from year
to year.
Pence with Honor
Aid. Mclntyre agreed that while
Aid. Lynch was right In the abstract
he was not right In the concrete. He
would tax the man here to exempt
one who was not here. The pioneers
could not afford to wait for the city
to develop. The future of Prince
Rupert was assured. It was the present they were concerned about. As
long as a difference existed capital
was prevented from coming in. The
city wanted "peace with honor."
Aid. Hilditch felt that his course
was between that of Aid. Lynch and
Aid. Mclntyre. He did not think
that Aid. Lynch's principle of buying piece-meal property from the
company. The city had not the right
to build a bridge over Morse creek or
over Hays' creek without the consent
of the G. T. p. The city was bot'ted
up pretty tightly as far as the G. T.
P. was concerned, but the city could
make good bargains by dealing in
concessions. He favored getting p'ans
laid out by the city and then meeting
the G. T.  P. in a fair way.
Aid. Naden said there was a great
deal in what Aid. Hilditch said.
Aid. Lynch held that if the city
was to compete with other places this
waterfront question must be settled.
The G. T. P. knew that and had secured the best of the waterfront. If
the G. T. P. was forced to pay taxes
on the waterfront it would be more
inclined to hustle and get Industries
there. He argued that it was wise to
keep this assessment of the G. T. P.
as it affected the borrowing power of
the city.
Against Public Ownership
Aid. Naden said that if the city
went on desiring to own all the public utilities as at present three years
would not pass before the city would
not have provided for the expendi-
lure of as much money as could be
borrowed  In  twenty  years.
Aid. Lynch said he did not. want
to say the city could borrow all the
money that was wanted, lie mean!
that the city could borrow close up
to twenty per cent of its assessment.
If the assessment was reduced by tbe
amount of the G.T.P.'s assessment
the city would be deprived of aboul
$400,000 of taxation. It would be as
easy for the city to grant the G.T.P.
$350,000 In cash and then it would
be as far ahead.
Aid. Barrow thought the company
should remember that the city was
not the suppliant in the matter as
stated by Premier McBride.
Aid. Hilditch felt that the present
assessment might be kept as it was
a valuable asset to Ufa city. A cash
grant might then beTnade to the G.
T. P. He agreed also that arrangements should be made for lowering
the rate of rental on waterfront lots.
In the long run it would be better
to give a cash grant equal to the
The acting mayor, Aid. Mobley,
thought it might be better to lay the
matter over until another night. In
the meantime they might await the
discussion by the Board of Trade.
The matter was allowed to stand
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Don't Forget
Importers and Wholesalers of
Wines and Liquors
Are making a specialty of the
FAMILY TRADE We a"e sole
agents in Northern British Columbia for
the acknowledged champion of
American Beers. For those
who prefer a local beer we have
Nanaimo Beer
the best local beer on the
market. We also carry a complete stock ol all standard
brands of
etc.   etc., and our
are   selected   by   an   expert.
Christiansen & Brandt Bid.
Third Avenue
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Employee in Stewart   Meets. Death
Between Cms on Short Line
J. B. Tremblay, employed on the
new railway line at Stewart, met
his death by being crushed between
J, H. McMullin will hold an Inquiry into the circumstances and decide whether an inquest Is necessary.
The unfortunate man lived only a
short time after the accident.
Nearly three and one-quarter million tons of potatoes were raised ln
Ireland last year.
Five collections of stamps have
realized an aggregate total of $694,-4
500 at recent sales.
Office nt H. B. Rochester, Centre St.
is handled by us.   All orders receive
prompt attention.  Phone No  68.
Fred Stork
General Hardware
...Complete Line of...
Pipe and Pipe Fittings
NOTICE is hereby given that the
reserve existing on Crown lands ln
the vicinity of Babine Lake, situate
In Range 5, Coast District, notice of
which was published in the British
olumbia Gazette, dated December
17, 1908, Is cancelled ln so far as
said reserve relates to lots numbered 1519, 1518, 1517, 1516, 1515,
1510, 1507, 1506, 1506A, 1603 1501,
1502, 1512, 1511, 1505, 1504, 1618,
1614, 1509, 1508, 1530, 1527, 1628,
1529, 1531, 1532, 1533, 1534, 1636,
1537, 1539, 1536, 1538, 1540, 1641,
1544, 1543, 1545, 1546, 1542, 1647,
1548, 1549, 1550, 1520, 1621, 1622,
1523, 1524, 1525, 1626, and 1551.
Deputy Commissioner of Lands.
Lands Department,
Victoria, B. C, June 16th, 1910.
(First Insertion July 5.)
GRAHAM ISLAND — "The surest
sign of the progress of a town or
district is its newspaper—live, active, hustling." "The Masset Review," Masset, Q.C.I.
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